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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Hi everyone, and welcome back to SpanishPod101.com. I'm Eric.
Laura: And I'm Laura!
Eric: This is Must-Know Mexican Slang Words and Phrases, Season 1, Lesson 2. In this lesson you'll learn Common Slang Expressions Used by Young Adults.
Eric: Be aware that if you are over 35, it might sound awkward to use these.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
Eric: The expressions you will be learning in this lesson are:
Laura: a morir
Laura: no manches
Laura: rola
Laura: crudo, cruda
Eric: Laura, what's our first expression?
Laura: a morir
Eric: literally meaning "until death." But when it's used as a slang expression it means "very much."
Laura: [SLOW] a morir [NORMAL] a morir
Eric: Listeners, please repeat.
Laura: a morir
[pause - 5 sec.]
Eric: Use this slang expression when you want to express that there is "a lot" of something, mainly used with feelings.
Eric : Now let's hear an example sentence.
Laura: [NORMAL] Te quiero a morir. [SLOW] Te quiero a morir.
Eric: "I love you to death."
Laura: [NORMAL] Te quiero a morir.
Eric: Okay, what's the next expression?
Laura: no manches
Eric: literally meaning "do not stain." But when it's used as a slang expression it means "no kidding, oh my god."
Laura: [SLOW] no manches [NORMAL] no manches
Eric: Listeners, please repeat.
Laura: no manches
[pause - 5 sec.]
Eric: Use this slang expression when you want to express disbelief or surprise in a very informal setting.
Eric : Now let's hear an example sentence.
Laura: [NORMAL] ¡No manches! ¿Cómo pudiste comer tanto? [SLOW] ¡No manches! ¿Cómo pudiste comer tanto?
Eric: "Oh my God! How could you eat so much?"
Laura: [NORMAL] ¡No manches! ¿Cómo pudiste comer tanto?
Eric: Okay, what's our next expression?
Laura: rola
Eric: When it's used as a slang expression it means "song."
Laura: [SLOW] rola [NORMAL] rola
Eric: Listeners, please repeat.
Laura: rola
[pause - 5 sec.]
Eric: Use this slang expression when you want to say "song" in a casual way.
Eric : Now let's hear an example sentence.
Laura: [NORMAL] Aprendí a tocar una nueva rola con la guitarra. [SLOW] Aprendí a tocar una nueva rola con la guitarra.
Eric: "I learned to play a new song with the guitar."
Laura: [NORMAL] Aprendí a tocar una nueva rola con la guitarra.
Eric: Okay, what's the last expression?
Laura: crudo, cruda
Eric: literally meaning "raw." But when it's used as a slang expression it means "hangover."
Laura: [SLOW] crudo, cruda [NORMAL] crudo, cruda
Eric: Listeners, please repeat.
Laura: crudo, cruda
[pause - 5 sec.]
Eric: Use this slang expression when you want to say "hangover". It is also used to describe someone that is hungover. Remember that “cruda” is the feminine word, so a man with a hangover would say "crudo".
Eric : Now let's hear an example sentence.
Laura: [NORMAL] Tacos en la mañana ayudan para la cruda. [SLOW] Tacos en la mañana ayudan para la cruda.
Eric: "Tacos in the morning help with the hangover."
Laura: [NORMAL] Tacos en la mañana ayudan para la cruda.
QUIZ
Eric: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the expressions you just learned? I will describe four situations, and you will choose the right expression to use in your reply. Are you ready?
Eric: Your friend just told you that he forgot about today’s exam.
Laura: no manches
Eric: "no kidding, oh my god"
Eric: You are trying to express that you like something very much.
Laura: a morir
Eric: "very much"
Eric: After yesterday’s party, someone might be..
Laura: crudo, cruda
Eric: "hangover"
Eric: Talking about music, what is your favorite...
Laura: rola
Eric: "song"

Outro

Eric: There you have it; you have mastered four Mexican Spanish Slang Expressions! We have more vocab lists available at SpanishPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, and see you next time!
Laura: Hasta pronto.

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Friday at 6:30 pm
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Hi Listeners! Do you know any other related slang expression? Post them in the comments.

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