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a curated selection of
FRASES HECHAS - COMMON PHRASES (THAT YOU ARE LIKELY TO HEAR)
What personal anecdotes you think of when you read these phrases? Is there a spanish equivalent for the phrase? Make notes of any questions you have regarding these phrases.
A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P

 

K
keep at arm's length = maintain a distance from something, emotionally speaking
keeping your head above water = survive by staying out of debt
keep your options open = dont make a decision, consider multiple courses of action
keep me posted = mantenme informado
keep your shirt on! = calm down
keep up appearances = maintain outward show of success or prosperity in order to hide your difficulties
keep up with the Joneses = work to have the same posessions or achievements as your neighbor
kick the bucket = die
get a kick out of something = enjoy something very much
kick yourself = regret an action or decision you made
a kickback = money paid illegally for favorable treatment
kill two birds with one stone = matar dos pajaros con un tiro
kill with kindness = to be generous and positive in order to defeat an enemy
kindred spirit = someone who has a lot in common with you, feels the same way
kiss something goodbye = accept that you will not get something you wanted.
if something knocks your socks off = it amazes or impresses you. you enjoy it a lot
know something inside and out = to know something very well
know something like the back of your hand = to know something very well