Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Tuesday September 24, 2013
When Spanish borrows words from English it sometimes changes them, or uses them differently. El nick is a case in point. It’s the word Spanish-speakers use for their username or nickname when on line in discussion forums and so forth.
Registrar tu nick es muy fácil.
Registering your username is very easy.
Other Spanish words which are used a bit differently from English are:
a holding company
hacerse un lifting
to have a facelift
standing: de alto standing
una empresa de alto standing
a prestigious company
And if you want to do some jogging in Spanish-speaking countries, the normal word is footing:
Hace footing en el parque todos los días a la misma hora.
He goes jogging in the park at the same time every day.
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