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Wednesday Vine – ¿no tienes pilas?

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Mexico / pickup lines / por/para / present tense / questions

Today’s Vine is by Slobotzky, from Mexico City. He walks up to a Duracell saleswoman in a mall, and shows us another example of a bad pick-up line (una frase seductora).  (though maybe not as bad as this one) The Vine Transcript Guy: ¿No tienes pilas para este corazón enamorado que late por tí? Girl: [pauses…then laughs] Explanation Guy: Don’t you have batteries for this heart that’s in love that beats for you? Girl: [pauses…then laughs] It’s kind of awkward […]

Monday Vine – tenemos mucho en común

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commands / expressions / greetings / Mexico / objects / pickup lines

Today’s Vine is by JiRafita, from Mexico City. It’s an example of a horrible pick-up line (una frase seductora). The Vine Transcript Guy: Oye, ¿cumples años hoy? Girl: No, ¿tú? Guy: Tampoco.  ¡Tenemos mucho en común! Girl: ehhhh… Guy: Cállate y bésame. Explanation Guy: Hey, is it your birthday today? [literally: do you turn years today?] Girl: No, you?  [as in, is it yours?] Guy: Me neither.  We have a lot in common! Girl: ehhhh… Guy: […]

Wednesday Vine – ¿quieres ir a tomar algo?

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expressions / greetings / objects / pickup lines / present tense / questions / ser/estar / Spain

On the run?  Prefer listening over reading?  You can listen to today’s entire lesson as an audio version: Or, keep reading below: Today’s Vine is by Dante Caro, from Madrid, Spain. It’ll be helpful to read the caption first: Cuando me gusta una chica, la entro con confianza, sin nervios… porque a ellas les encanta que tengas confianza en tí mismo. Translation: “When I like a girl, I go for her with confidence, without nervousness… because girls […]