Grasp the nettle!

“Nettle” (ortiga) you may know. If you touch, hold or grasp…
The “backstop” and Brexit

The “backstop” and Brexit

You will be aware of “Brexit”, the name given to the process…

Do you potter around?

Perhaps, sometimes? To “potter” means to do somethings in…

Have you ever upstaged someone?

Perhaps. “Stage” (escenario, estrado, una etapa) you may…

"Advice" and "Advise"

These two words are sometimes confused. “Advice” is a noun,…
blonde or blonde

Blond or Blonde?

In English a man is “blond” (rubio) and a lady is “blonde”.…

Each and every

These two words are often very similar and a source (fuente de)…
Do you pour cold water?

Do you pour cold water?

“Water” you know, and perhaps “pour” (verter, servir)…

To call a spade a spade

The word “spade (pala) you may know. But how do you “call…

Do you make blunders?

I hope not. Some people make or commit blunders. Politicians…