Common sayings in spanish

Dichos populares. (Common Sayings)

 

A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.
Es mejor pájaro en mano que ciento volando.

To kill two birds with one stone.
Matar dos pájaros de un tiro.

All that glitters is not gold.
No es oro todo lo que reluce.

An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth
Ojo por ojo y diente por diente.

It costs an arm and a leg.
Cuesta un ojo de la cara.

a diamond in the rough.
un diamante en bruto.

To beat around (about) the bush.
Andarse con rodeos.

It’s not my cup of tea.
No es lo mío.

Blood is thicker than water.
La sangre tira.

Bottoms up!
¡Al centro y pa’dentro!

To pass the buck.
Pasar la pelota.

Learn more of these common phrases in Mancora, Peru at Wasi Center

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