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thesilvermagnolia
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Does anyone know any good spanish phrases or words that make speech sound more natural/native? Perhaps something that you would drop into conversation with friends, different ways of saying hi/bye/how are you etc..

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Let me think of some...

Buenas = hey! / Hello

If you want to be a chav you could say "qué pasa?" which is "whats up?.

A lot of the time they drop in "hombre" at the start of sentences, for example "hombre, ojalá que pudiera..."

A lot of teenagers always use "tio" to refer to their friend in a kind of "man" like in "what's up in man?" kind of way

If you gave some examples in English it would help me to think up some more!!

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I know a few good Chilean/Latin American ones if that's any good:

Que onda? - how's it going/what's going on? Also buena/mala onda - good/bad times

Tengo/me da lata - I'm tired of it/it tires/bores me

Andate a la chucha - something along the lines of go **** yourself

gueon - ********/********/mate/impossible to literally translate but basically a friendly insult or term of endearment

bacan - cool

la raja - great/amazing

chingate - go **** yourself

concha tu madre - **** your mother

ojo - watch out
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Que guay! - How cool! (use it to describe stuff like clothes).
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(Original post by MathematicsKiller)
Que guay! - How cool! (use it to describe stuff like clothes).
I'll add to this

Qué bonito/qué chulo/qué mono

For those looking for insults, here is a small list:

Gilipollas = ********
Qué te jodan = f*** you
vete a la mierda = f*** off
qué te den = p***s off/get lost
me cago en tus muertos = f*** you
hijo de puta = *******
me importas una mierda = you mean f*** all to me
maricón = gay/puff


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