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When someone invites you to visit a Spanish speaking country, you'll have to be careful with the words you choose to say "yes, I'd love to".

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Or to decline the offer.

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Even everyday foods have regional variations.

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Forget about simply saying "great". You'll have to learn the local way of celebrating an idea or stating how good something is.

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Maybe this is the reason why love matters are so "complicated" and telenovelas exist in real life too.

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No, people are not talking nonsense...

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And it doesn't have to do with how much alcohol they drink.

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The reason why you can't understand is not related to how smart or dumb you are...

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It's just that dealing with regionalisms is hard. You have to bust your ass to master local slang.

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You can find differences in all kind of vocabulary: from the adjetives you use to describe people...

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To the clothes you wear daily!

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Truth is you will quickly find a friend willing to help you learn their version of Spanish...

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Most likely, the Spanish lessons will also include the local way of saying "amigo".

This infographic was done by Pictoline.

También puedes leer este artículo en Matador Network en español.

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