Spanish phrases for the gas station

Spanish at the Gas Station: Everything You Need to Know

In many parts of Latin America, you don’t pump your own gas — there are attendants who work the pumps (las bombas). So if you’re driving in a Spanish speaking country, it pays to know some Spanish phrases for the gas station.  Gas Station Vocabulary with Regional Variations Spanish vocabulary can vary a lot from country to … Read More

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I Can’t Wait in Spanish: Express Excitement like a Native Speaker

In English, it’s common to say “I can’t wait” to express excitement. So when we go to speak Spanish, many English speakers translate that expression literally (I’ve done it too!). Trouble is, “I can’t wait” is an idiom — meaning you can’t quite translate it literally into Spanish. In fact, there are a range of translations … Read More