Spain – Nationality-Related Idioms


Despedirse a la francesa
“Goodbye in the French way”, “French farewell”
It means to leave without saying goodbye


Poner una pica en flandes
To put a pike in Flanders
To bring off a real coup, achieve a signal success


Hacerse el sueco
Pretend to be Swedish
Pretend not to understand, not to know about something.


Beber como un tudesco
To drink like a German
To dring a lot


Celoso como un turco
Jealous as a Turk
To be really jealous

La cabeza de turco
Turkish head

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