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David Bevis
Teacher, translator and communications manager
Teacher, translator and communications manager
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Do you know what it means when someone puts cream on their tacos in Spanish? Hopefully, this episode will make that phrase and nine other ones clear to you as we look at ten Mexican proverbs and idioms.
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7 Mexican Words with No Equivalents in English

This episode is all about words you might come across in Mexico that have no equivalents in English. The language spoken in Mexico is Spanish, NOT Mexican. As a translator, it’s my job to find a way around these linguistic obstacles, but language is often…
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This episode is all about the Great Wall of Trump.
The Wall - MOTW3
The Wall - MOTW3
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Mexican cuisine is so important that it is on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Its basic elements include maize, beans, chilli peppers, tomatoes and avocados, which all existed here before the Spanish conquest. The colonial period added…
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What false impressions do people have about Mexico? Here are ten myths about Mexico debunked. 1. Mexico’s like the Wild West This is a series of misconceptions about Mexico. Many people think Mexico is just small towns with unpaved roads, full of donkeys…
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The Seven Seas Dictionary of Proverbs & Idioms
What does "echarle crema a tus tacos" mean in English? How do you say "between a rock and hard place" in Spanish? You can find these and over a hundred other sayings and idiomatic expressions here in the Seven Seas Dictionary of Proverbs and Idioms. These p...
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The Seven Seas Dictionary of Proverbs & Idioms
What does "echarle crema a tus tacos" mean in English? How do you say "between a rock and hard place" in Spanish? You can find these and over a hundred other sayings and idiomatic expressions here in the Seven Seas Dictionary of Proverbs and Idioms. These p...
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Subversion
I've just published a new short story called Subversion set during the Mexican Revolution. It's available on Amazon , Smashwords and Google Play . Subversion A 2000-word short story of a man trapped in another time, powerless to stop the momentous events in...
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Subversion
I've just published a new short story called Subversion set during the Mexican Revolution. It's available on Amazon , Smashwords and Google Play . Subversion A 2000-word short story of a man trapped in another time, powerless to stop the momentous events in...
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