Tutorial Transcript

hi everybody Rosa here welcome to us a teacher where I'll answer some of your most common Spanish questions the question for this lesson is what are some Spanish idioms that refer to parts of the human body English speakers have phrases like a pain in the neck get back on your feet in this lesson we are going to discuss idioms about body parts in Spanish one day in Spain someone may gently say to you take some na mono literally translated us can I give or cast you a hum it works in a similar way to the English expression and more naturally translates us can I help you if someone Pony Lebanon in flavour party or puts the hand in the fire for you consider yourself lucky because the expression Pinella Manuel Fuego is a solemn way of showing loyalty to someone for example tombola mano del Fuego poor missing hos I do the hand in the fire for my songs you are expressing that you trust your songs no matter what if you know someone who really tells it like it is you can say no tiene bellows la lingua literally meaning he she hasn't heard in the talk this means that you are very frank and don't hide your true feelings about something you may be familiar with a Spanish board Boca meaning mouth however be careful of Bogata Bogata literally translates us someone with a big mouth and describes a person who can stop speaking or someone who tells your secrets it can be used affectionately with friends but the strangers would take offense to this so be careful another idiom involving the mouth is lo tengo la punta de la lengua or literally I have it on the tip of the dog you can use it when you are very close to remembering a word or phrase you've forgotten if you're having pro at work or at home I need to accept responsibility for some wrong doing you need to down laka or to give the face for example take Eva caste tienes que la la cara literally you were wrong now you have to give the face this means you can hide and must face the consequences of your actions let's do one with the eyes for example and that kono foe to walk with I this is use when you have to take care or be cautious about something it's like the English to sleep with one eye open the net we know ho means to help a good I like to the English meaning it expresses that you have a good sense when you choose or decide something another one would be cost are you know who de la cara meaning to cost an eye of the face this means to pay a lot of money for something or that something is very expensive please note that these expressions often use a singular oho I instead of office eyes if we go back down the body we are right on the feet and drunk on when PA or and dark on multi a literally to enter somewhere with good foot or to enter somewhere with bad foot this means that you're starting something with good or bad luck the same way English as speakers might say to start off on the right foot for example in trod upon when PA la familia de esposa literally I entered with good foot in my wife's family and don't feel straight is someone dead oh my pillow meaning takes your health because that just means someone is teasing for example Anna no Mademoiselle pillow meaning Anna don't mock me another funny expression is grass Scarcella vanilla scratched your own belly this means that you're lazy or don't want to do anything for example me Marie Joseph us dear must come to Salem Arriba literally my husband passes the day scratching his belly our last one is about effort and hard work it's the car still appeal me leave the skin for example my boy Alucard la piel poor Abravanel examine literally I'm going to leave my skin to pass the exam it means that you will do everything necessary to achieve the goal you want how have this lesson pretty interesting right do you have any more questions please leave them in the comment below and I'll try to answer them at a level see you later