Helpful Spanish Phrases

Simple Spanish Phrases

Learn Basic Spanish Phrases and Sayings – expressions translated from Spanish to English

Basic Spanish words and phrases for greetings

Hola – Hello
Adiós – Goodbye
Buenos días – Good morning
Buenas tardes – Good afternoon
Buenas noches – Good evening. Good night.

Several courtesy phrases in Spanish

Perdón. Discúlpame – Excuse me
Lo siento – Sorry
Gracias – Thank you
Muchas gracias – Thank you very much
De nada – You are welcome
Por favor – Please
No hay de que – Don’t mention it
Que lástima – What a shame
No importa. – It doesn’t matter.
Le importa si…? – Do you mind if…?

How to ask questions in Spanish

Quién? –  Who?
Que? – What?
Cuando? – When?
Donde? – Where?
Por que? – Why?
Como? – How?
Cuál? – Which?
Cuántos? – How many?
Cuanto? – How much?
Cómo te llamas? – What is your name?
De dónde eres? / De dónde es? – Where are you from?
Cuántos años tiene (tienes)? – How old are you?
Qué hora es? – What time is it?
Habla usted inglés? – Do you speak English?
Me entiende? – Do you understand?

How to give answers in Spanish

Si – Yes
No – No
Tal vez. Quizá. Quizás – Maybe
A veces – Sometimes
Nunca – Never
Siempre – Always
Creo que si. – I think so.
Creo que no. – I don’t think so.
Espero que si. – I hope so.
No entiendo. No comprendo. – I don’t understand.
Claro que si. – Of course.
Claro que no. – Of course not.
No sé. – I don’t know.
No hablo inglés. – I don’t speak English.
Me llamo John. – My name is John.
Soy de Londres. – I am from London.

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Hi, I'm Pablo, an internet marketer who enjoys travelling around the Costa Blanca, Spain. I have been fortunate enough to have met some amazing people on my travels and have been embracing the Spanish way of life since 2018.

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