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Can You Speak Spanish Around The World Without Making A Fool Of Yourself?

Do you know the slang and sayings from all over the Spanish-speaking world?

  1. You're in Colombia and someone asks "¿Estás arrecho?" What do they want to know?
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    Are you high?
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    Incorrect
    Are you mad?
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    Are you lost?
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    Incorrect
    Are you horny?
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Arrecho means horny in Colombia! But if you were in Venezuela, arrecho means mad!

    Arrecho means horny in Colombia! But if you were in Venezuela, arrecho means mad! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via RCN Televisión
  2. You're walking around and overhear someone say "¡se me fue la olla!" Where are you?
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    Spain
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    Incorrect
    Panama
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    Incorrect
    Colombia
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    Incorrect
    Paraguay
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is a Spanish (from Spain) saying. It means you've gone too far, you've gone crazy, or you've gone over the top.

    But if you translate it literally, then it mean "your pot is leaving."

    This is a Spanish (from Spain) saying. It means you've gone too far, you've gone crazy, or you've gone over the top.
    Via m.forocoches.com
  3. Which of these is NOT a way to say beans in Spanish:
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    Caraotas
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    Incorrect
    Judías
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    Incorrect
    Frijoles
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    Incorrect
    Redonditas
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Frijoles is the most general name, but in Spain they call them judías, and in Venezuela caraotas.

    Frijoles is the most general name, but in Spain they call them judías, and in Venezuela caraotas. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via Warner Bros
  4. You're walking around in Guatemala and someone says "¡qué chileros tus zapatos!" What did they just tell you?
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    Your shoes are cheap
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    Your shoes are cool
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    Incorrect
    Your shoes look comfortable
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    Your shoes are covered in dog shit
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It means cool for Chapines.

    It means cool for Chapines. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via giphy.com
  5. How do you say hangover in Mexico?
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    Ratón
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    Incorrect
    Resaca
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    Incorrect
    Cruda
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    Incorrect
    Guayabo
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    La cruda is hangover in Mexico!

    La cruda is hangover in Mexico! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via giphy.com
  6. Let's say you're in Buenos Aires and drank too many ~Fernets and Coke.~ How would you tell the bartender you're dunk?
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    "Estoy en pedo"
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    "Estoy al pedo"
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    "Estoy un pedo"
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    "Estoy con pedo"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "En pedo" means drunk and "al pedo" means bored.

    "En pedo" means drunk and "al pedo" means bored. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via rebloggy.com
  7. Where are "Catrachos" from?
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    Honduras
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    Incorrect
    Nicaragua
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    Incorrect
    Ecuador
    Correct
    Incorrect
    El Salvador
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Catrachos are from Honduras!

    Catrachos are from Honduras! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via elpanajorge.blogspot.com
  8. Where would you hear "Idiay, vos?"
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    Nicaragua
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    Incorrect
    Uruguay
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    Incorrect
    Paraguay
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    Incorrect
    El Salvador
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Idiay, vos? Is used by Nicaraguans as a greeting, it means something like "what happened?" or "how are you?"

    Idiay, vos? Is used by Nicaraguans as a greeting, it means something like "what happened?" or "how are you?" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via commons.wikimedia.org
  9. What does offi mean in for Panamanians?
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    O.K.
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    Incorrect
    Office
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    Incorrect
    Cute
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    Incorrect
    Love you
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Offi is Panamanian slang and it means O.K. It comes from "oficial," which means official.

    Offi is Panamanian slang and it means O.K. It comes from "oficial," which means official. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via VH1
  10. You want to get an avocado toast in Chile, what would you ask for on top of your piece of bread?
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    Avocado
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    Incorrect
    Aguacate
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    Incorrect
    Palta
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    Incorrect
    Guagua
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Palta! Guagua is also Chilean slang, but it means baby. Guagua in Cuba means bus.

    Palta! Guagua is also Chilean slang, but it means baby. Guagua in Cuba means bus. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via giphy.com
  11. You're eating ceviche in Peru, and you hear someone say they saw their ex "calato." What does it mean?
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    Naked
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    Incorrect
    Crying
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    By surprise
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    Drunk
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Calato means naked!

    Calato means naked! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via youtube.com
  12. How do you refer to your group of friends in Puerto Rico?
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    Corillo
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    Incorrect
    Boricuas
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    Incorrect
    Amigos
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    Incorrect
    Los nenes
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Corillo is a group of friends for Boricuas!

    Corillo is a group of friends for Boricuas! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via youtube.com
  13. How would a Dominican say he can't go out because he's broke?
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    Estoy en olla
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    Incorrect
    Estoy quebrao'
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    Incorrect
    Se me fue la olla
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    Incorrect
    Estoy de madre
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Estoy en olla means your broke!

    Estoy en olla means your broke! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via tenor.com
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