Catalan Idioms: To kill the worm


“Because we are convinced that culture can cross borders, this site is created for those of you who want to understand better our culture and language” Have you ever heard a Catalan idiom? Has someone ever tried to translate it to you? If we try to translate a sentence literally, we will come out with… View Article

Catalan Idiom: “Molta Merda”


Have you ever heard a Catalan wishing to another “molta merda” Which was your first thought? That we were nuts? If you translate this idiom into English, you will come out with “lots of shit”, which might seem as a the rudest think to wish to anyone. But in Catalunya “molta merda” is a popular expression,… View Article

Catalan Idioms: Això fa pudor de socarrim!


“Because we are convinced that culture can cross borders, this site is created for those of you who want to understand better our culture and language” On a special week dedicated to the devil and to witches, when it is just a week to Halloween and with so many fairs, festivities and events planned all over… View Article

Catalan Idioms: Watch out! You will get dumped with a pumpkin!


“Because we are convinced that culture can cross borders, this site is created for those of you who want to understand better our culture and language” Have you ever been dumped? Or have you ever dumped someone? How did it go? Was it face to face, by text message? You might be asking what has a… View Article

Catalan Idioms: Who will bell the cat?


“Because we are convinced that culture can cross borders, this site is created for those of you who want to understand better our culture and language” Have you ever heard an idiom that means something is too difficult or dangerous? Each area and surely each town and even each family, has its own way to… View Article

Catalan idioms: Figs


“Because we are convinced that culture can cross borders, this site is created for those of you who want to understand better our culture and language” In many languages, people use fruits and vegetables in idioms or sayings. And Catalan is not an exception. Sometimes, fruits are used to refer to a part of the… View Article

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