Spanish Idiomatic Expressions

todo el dia
all day
all the better
mejor que mejor
it’s all over
todo ya terminado
in the face
frente a
caer de bruces
to fall flat on one’s face
to keep a straight face
contener la risa
to get red in the face
subirsele el pavo
to show one’s face
asomar la cara
to be up and about
haberse restablecido
to keep up
continuar
what’s up?
que pasa?
what are you up to?
que estas haciendo?
time’s up
ya es la hora
as a joke
en broma
just about
mas o menos
lo misma que
just like
any way one likes it
como quiera
on the way
en camino
quitarse de en medio
to get out of one’s way
the other way around
al reves o al contrario
vamos!
come on!
I’m coming!
?alla voy!
to come out well
salir bien
realizarse
to come true
look out!
cuidado
despreciar a
to look down on
to look good/bad
tener buena/mala cara; tiene buena/mal aspecto
respetar (admirar) a
to look up to
before you know it
sin darse cuenta
?Que se yo?
how do i know?
To be in the know
estar bien informado
dar a conocer
to make known
to get along
irlo pasando
no ser castigado
to get away with it
to get over (a sickness)
restablecerse (curarse) de
?Que mosca le ha picado?
What’s gotten into him?
to break down
romperse
deshacerse en lagrimas
to break out in tears
to break off
romper o terminar
to break even
cubrir gastos
it’s the early bird that catches the worm
early to bed and early to rise (makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise)
a quien madruga Dios lo ayuda.
madrugar = to get up early
nunca llueve a gusto de todos
one man’s meat is another man’s poison
a friend in need is a friend indeed
en el peligro se conoce el amigo
mas vale prevenir que curar;
better safe than sorry
poner toda la carne en el asador
to put all your eggs in one basket
to feed (someone else or animal)
dar de comer
poner el dia
to bring someone up to date
tener prisa
to be in a hurry
to agree on
quedar en
to resemble, to take after (someone)
salir a

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