Por: Armando Ramírez
Los modismos: Origin, Literal Meaning, Meaning of Idiom.
1. Se me hace agua la boca
Origin: This phrase has been used since the mid-18th century, it’s had been utilized when referencing food or things that might "excite" a person.
Meaning of Idiom: to make someone hungry
Literal Meaning: it makes my mouth water
2. Mentar la soga en casa del ahorcado
Origin: It was famously used by Cervantes’ most famous character, Don Quijote.
Meaning of Idiom: to put your foot in it
Literal meaning: To mention the rope in the house of a hanged man
3. Tirar la casa por la ventana
Origin: In the 18th century during the reign of Carlos III, who decided to put lottery in spain the year of 1763.
Meaning of Idiom: no expense has been spared or that money is no object.
Literal Meaning: to throw the house through the window