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sparrow jack March 8, 2021
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Mexican sayings

A darle que es mole de olla
Meaning- Start working on something with energy and enthusiasm.
Agua que no has de beber, déjala correr
Meaning- Don’t get involved with something you can’t deal with it.
El flojo y el mezquino, recorren dos veces el mismo camino.
Meaning- When you’re lazy with your work, you’ll very likely have to do it over.
El que con lobos anda, a aullar se enseña.
Meaning- You are the average of the people you hang out with.
El que es perico, donde quiera es verde.
Meaning- A person’s virtues always shine through no matter what.
El que nace para tamal, del cielo le caen las hojas.
Meaning- If it’s meant to be, it will happen for you.
No hay mal que por bien no venga.
Meaning- Even if you’re going through some bad times, remember something good will come from it.
El que a buen árbol se arrima, buena sombra le acobija.
Meaning- If you get close to those who will teach and stimulate you, you’ll do well.
Más sabe el diablo por viejo que por diablo.
Meaning- Never underestimate the wisdom of old age.
Camarón que se duerme, se lo lleva la corriente
Meaning- Miss an opportunity, and it might never come back.

Common Mexican Sayings

¿Qué pedo? – What’s up?
No hay pedo – It’s no problem
Andar bien pedo/a – to be very drunk
¿Dónde es la peda? – Where is the party?
Juan nunca gasta en cosas innecesarios. Es muy codo. – Juan never spends money on unncessary things. He’s very frugal.
Estoy bien crudo hoy. – I’m very hungover today.
¿Tienes feria para salir esta fin de semana? – Do you have money to go out this weekend?
Sí, es la neta – Yes it’s the truth
¿Es la neta? – Is it the truth?
El examen estuvo cañón – The exam was really hard.
Te extraño cañón – I miss you so much.
Chichen Itza es uno de los lugares más conocidos de México – Chichen Itza is one of the most well-known places in Mexico.
Eso que ni que – Without a doubt!

Mexican Sayings About Drinking

Chela/Cheve (beer)
Caguama (large bottle of beer)
Cerveza de barril (draft beer)
Chelada/Michelada (Cubana) (various mixed beers)
Una fría (a cold beer)
Un six (a six-pack)
Una cubeta (a bucket)
Chupar/Pistear (to drink)
Una copita (a drink)
Un trago (a drink)
Un caballito (a type of shot)
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