Spanish Idioms

Improve your Spanish with idioms

Spanish idioms (las frases hechas) are expressions and figures of speech that cannot be interpreted literally; they have a cultural meaning.

While the origins of these phrases are usually unknown, they are used frequently by native speakers.

Learning idioms is a great way to make your Spanish sound more authentic, so take a look at Lingolia’s quick and easy examples then test your knowledge in the exercises – soon you’ll be using these sayings like a native speaker!