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Colombian Slang Phrases Your Teacher Doesn't Want You to Know
13/10/16

Language teachers love to get their students to speak 100% technically pure Spanish, just like a textbook. Yet, when you get to Colombia and start speaking to the locals, you'll quickly realize that nobody uses the language exactly like the rules say they should.

Every social situation and conversation is instead littered with Colombian slang phrases, idioms and expressions. Few follow the Spanish rules and regulations set out by the powers that be, but they are some of the most entertaining parts of the local language. Master them and you'll immediately have found a surefire way to crack into local social circles.

Here's a selection of some of our favorites of the local and international slang used in Colombia - just don't tell your teacher where you learnt them....

https://latintravelguide.com/colombia/how-to-speak-colombian-spanish/short-phrases