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Flashcards in Colloquialisms Deck (28):
1

to show off

fadar

2

i'm fed up

estar + frito/a

3

my other half

mi media naranja

4

fussy

quisquillosos/a or tiquis-miquis

5

to talk non-stop

hablar por los codos

6

to be a really nice person, be an angel

es un pedazo de pan.

7

it's a piece of cake

¡es pan comido!

8

to daydream

soñar despierto

9

to get to the point

ir al grano

10

to turn someone/something down

dar calabazas

11

it's no trifle / you can't laugh this one off

no es moco de pavo

12

to stand up to

plantar cara a

13

just in case

por si las moscas…

14

the last straw

es el colmo

15

to pull someone's leg

tomar el pelo a alguien

16

to be in one's prime

estar en la flor de la vida

17

to shake like a leaf

estar hecho un flan

18

to live in the middle of nowhere

estar en el quinto pino

19

to have one's head in the clouds

estar en las nubes

20

to stick one's nose in someone else's business

meter las narices en asuntos de otros

21

to make a mountain out of a molehill

hacer una montaña de un granito de arena

22

to turn a blind eye

hacer la vista gorda

23

to have a bad temper

tener mala leche

24

to be bored to tears

aburrirse como una ostra

25

something is going on

¡hay lío!

26

i deserve a medal

merecer un monumento

27

i can't live without you

no podré vivir sin tí

28

to put your foot in it

meter la pata