Katys Spanish phrases – Learn Spanish
It’s that time of year when everyone starts sniffling and sneezing and feels a bit under the weather. Don’t let that stop your Spanish learning! Here’s some Spanish phrases for health and wellbeing:
Estar pachucho (*) – to be poorly. (lit:- To be overripe)
Estar achacoso (*) – to suffer ailments of old age but it can also be used in a more general sense to indicate you’re not feeling your best!
Estar como un cañón (*) lit:- to be like a canon, i.e. in great health and full of energy
Ser mano de santo (*) – to be a good remedy (lit: – To be a saint’s hand)
Estar vivo/a y coleando – to be alive and kicking. (in Spanish instead of kicking you wag your tail!)