False Friends

Amigos Falsos

Introduction

Introducción

While linguists call these false cognates, false friends refer to words that sound like English words but have different meanings in Spanish.

It's important to learn these well, because using them incorrectly can be embarrassing.

Vocabulary

Vocabulario

Play complexión
physical stature
Play contestar
to respond to answer
Play embarazada
pregnant
Play emocionante
excited exciting

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