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Street sign with the words what do you mean? in reference to the Colombian word "vaina"

Vaina, the most used and versatile Colombian word

The word "vaina" is such an important part of the Colombian lexicon. It's a word we use daily; it's simple and complex at the same time, so it deserves an entire article!
Two young women laughing about Colombian Spanish

20 words that only make sense in Colombia

Are you "amañado" in Colombia? It's time to know some of the unique Colombian Spanish expressions and explain what they mean.
I love you in Spanish: Different levels of love, from "Te quiero" to "Te amo"

I love you in Spanish: Different levels of love, from “Te quiero” to “Te amo”

If you want to tell someone you love them in Spanish, what would you say "te amo" or "te quiero"? What is the difference between the two verbs?
Happy couple in a date at a restaurant.

All you need to know to flirt and date with Colombians

Looking for some expert flirting tips? We've got you covered. Here's everything you need to know to flirt and date Colombians.
Tips for mastering Spanish gender

Tips for mastering Spanish gender

Confused about the gender of Spanish nouns? Don't be! Learn the rules to help you know whether a word is masculine or feminine!
False friends: Spanish/English false cognates

False friends: Spanish/English false cognates

Find out what false friends in linguistics are, and which of these 'friends' you need to avoid as an English speaker learning Spanish.
7 tips for perfect Colombian Spanish pronunciation

7 tips for perfect Colombian Spanish pronunciation

Working on your Spanish pronunciation skills is definitely worth the effort. Use these strategies to make learning easier.
Colombian flag in a window with flowers. Is Colombian Spanish really the world’s best?

Does Colombia have the best Spanish?

Why Colombian Spanish is considered one of the easiest accents to understant and why is gaining the popularity of being "the world’s best"?
Spanish Language: How to use the verbs Ser and Estar

Mastering the Spanish Language: Verbs ‘Ser’ and ‘Estar’

One of the most difficult topics for Spanish language learners is the use of the verb “To be”, which in Spanish is divided into two verbs: “Ser” and “Estar”. What’s the difference?
Colombian Spanish slangs meaning

30 Colombian slangs and what they mean

Yes, Colombian Spanish is one of the most neutral and clearest Spanish to learn. But, we also have slangs and expressions. What do they mean? Find out here!