“DICHOS” COMMON SAYINGS OR PROVERBS SPANISH REFRANES OR DICHOS
WHAT IS A COMMON SAYING, OR DICHO/REFRAN ? In Spanish, a proverb or common saying is “Dicho o refrán” 1. A wise expression used in oral or written communication in the Hispanic world. 2. Some dichos are used to express social customs or political views. 3. Some dichos are considered offensive in certain groups. !Vamos a aprender algunos dichos!
‘EN BOCA CERRADA NO ENTRA MOSCO’ “In a closed mouth, no fly enters” Meaning: A wise person is not a gossiper.
‘UN BUEN ENTENDEDOR, POCAS PALABRAS’ “A good thinker uses less words” Meaning: Think more and speak less.
HABLANDO DEL REY DE ROMA..Y EL QUE SE ASOMA “Speak of the devil…and he will appear Meaning: When you speak about somebody that person will show up.
LO QUE A UNO CURA A OTRO MATA “One man’s meat is another man’s poison”
SI QUIERES SER BIEN SERVIDO SIRVETE A TI MISMO “ If you want a thing done well, do it yourself”
ANTES DE HABLAR, PENSAR “Think before you speak”