If you want to know
why some Spanish 'make good crumbs with someone' or 'pull chestnuts
out of the fire for someone,' this is the book for you. It is a collection
of common idiomatic expressions (or 'modismos' in Spanish) divided
into several categories. There are both the literal translation of
the Spanish idiom and the English equivalent.
To make the use of the idiom clearer, there are also examples that
place the idiom in context: you can see how the expression is used
in a dialog or a text. Translations into English are given at the end
of the book.
Last but not least, a funny drawing represents the literal meaning
of each of the idioms. This can be a good device to help memorization
for those who have a visual memory or like visual mnemonics.
If you are keen to push your
knowledge of Spanish a bit further or are curious about the meaning
of some typical Spanish expressions, this is a nice book with great
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