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1

look out! / don't drop your guard! / stay alert! / keep your eyes peeled!

ojo al parche

2

come what may, no one can take away from us the good times we've had

que me quiten lo bailado

3

what's one more stripe on a tiger's back? (when there's lots of it, it is likely to go unnoticed or make no difference)

qué le hace una mancha más al tigre?

4

with flying colours

a banderas desplegadas

5

in great quantities

a chorros

6

at all costs, in any way possible

a como de lugar

7

in the wrong direction, against the traffic

a contramano

8

untimely, ill-timed, inopportune

a destiempo

9

very close, within an ace of

a dos pasos

10

scarcely, with great difficulty

a duras penas

11

at the end of the day, when all is said and done

a fin de cuentas

12

on all fours

a gatas

13

in bulk

a granel

14

described an unthorough, hurried way of doing something

a la carrera

15

in the long run

a la larga

16

at the mercy of

a la merced de

17

at the same time, simultaneously

a la vez

18

behind somebody's back

a las espaldas de alguien

19

maybe, possibly

a lo major

20

even, without pending accounts either way, by hand

a mano

21

at the latest

a más tardar

22

by rule of thumb

a ojo de buen cubero

23

without anything to go with it, commonly used referring to food or drink taken without anything else

a palo seco

24

by the way

a propósito

25

at the brink of

a punto de

26

i bet that...

a que...

27

out with the old, in with the new

a rey muerto, rey puesto

28

without any constraint or control, freely

a rienda suelta

29

alone, by one's self

a solas

30

guiding one's self by feel, for instance in the darkness

a tientas