Streetwise Spanish Dictionary / Thesaurus
The User-friendly Guide to Spanish Slang and Idioms
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Streetwise Spanish Dictionary / Thesaurus by Mary McVey Gill
Book DescriptionEver wanted to call someone a 'big shot' or 'hick' in Spanish, or wondered how to say 'Let's pig out' or 'Don't give me a hard time'? And what's going on if a Spaniard 'hallucinates in colour' (alucina en colores) or if a Mexican 'throws an eye-taco' (echa un taco de ojo)? This book has all the answers and more, contained within 5,000 current idiomatic terms and slang expressions - all conveniently grouped in an A-Z thematic arrangement. "Streetwise Spanish Dictionary/Thesaurus" is a uniquely user-friendly guide, designed for reference, for browsing, and as a learning tool.Thesaurus contains almost 150 general categories or themes. Regional markers indicate countries or regions of use for every entry. Numerous example sentences with their translations provide context. Cartoons add a touch of humour. Short articles highlight specific linguistic or cultural usages. Self-test sections allow you to work on your active colloquial vocabulary. Spanish-English dictionary cross-references all 5,000 terms and expressions included in the thesaurus. Whether you're a student, teacher, businessperson, or tourist, you'll enjoy enriching your Spanish with the vibrant language usually understood by native speakers alone. But be warned - the Spanish language is one of the world's richest, and some expressions are particularly colourful!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780844225517
(228mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: NTC Publishing Group,U.S.
Publisher: NTC Publishing Group,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Presents the colloquial and slang expressions that students need and want to know, but usually do not learn in their Spanish classes. This title features 15 chapters, containing short dialogues, translations of the dialogues, explanations of the colloquial and slang expressions, jokes, cartoons from Spanish publications, and exercises.
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