Los modismos por Rani y Amanda

Tomar el pelo:

Literal Meaning: To take the hair.

Actual Meaning: To make fun of.

Origin: The act of shaving the head/cutting the hair of military prisoners.

Ser pan comido:

Literal Meaning: To be eaten by bread

Actual Meaning: To be easy

Origin: The idea of cake being “easy” originated in the 1870’s when cakes were given out as prizes for winning competitions.

Tirar la casa por la ventana:

Literal meaning: pull the house through the window

Actual meaning: Spare no expense

Origin: When a lot of money is spent to make something good.


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"How to Fight Dirty." How to Fight Dirty. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2015. <http://www.voont.com/how_to_fight_dirty>.

"Window Stock Vectors, Clipart and Illustrations." 123RF Stock Photos. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2015. <http://www.123rf.com/clipart-vector/window.html>.

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