Common Sentences in Spanish That You Should Know About

Whether you are working with viable translation companies in Dubai or not, here are a few simple sentences translated in Spanish to help you capture the gist of the language:

Formal Greeting in Spanish

If you want to say hello to someone in Spanish, you say “Hola”, while “Buenos Dias” translates into good morning, “Buenas tardes” into good afternoon and “Buenas noches” into good night. When it comes to exchanging pleasantries in Spanish, you say “Mucho gusto” when you want to tell someone that it’s nice to meet them. When asked your name in Spanish, you reply “Me llamo (your name)”.  In terms of preamble, you may ask someone how they are by saying “Cómo está usted?” When asked the same question, you may reply by saying, “Muy bien, gracias. Y usted?” which translates into: “Very well thank you. And you?”

When saying goodbye to someone in Spanish, you say adios or chao. If you want to see them later, you say “hasta luego”, while if you are planning to see them soon, you say “hasta pronto”. “See ya” translates to “nos vemos”, while “until we see each other again” can be posed as “hasta la vista”. Other common Spanish phrases that you should learn are:

  • Good luck: ¡Buena suerte!
  • Have fun: ¡Diviértete!
  • Lots of love: ¡Con mucho amor!
  • Have a good trip: ¡Buen viaje!
  • Enjoy your meal: ¡Buen provecho!
  • Cheers: ¡Salud!
  • Well done: ¡Muy bien!
  • Take care! (Casual): ¡Cuídate!
  • Take care (formal): ¡Cuídese!
  • Best wishes to: Los mejores deseos para
  • Congratulations: ¡Felicitaciones!
  • Welcome: ¡Bienvenidas! Or ¡Bienvenidos!
  • Happy Birthday: ¡Feliz Cumpleaños!
  • Bless you: ¡Salud!
  • Merry Christmas: ¡Feliz Navidad!
  • Happy New Year: ¡Feliz Año Nuevo!

Simple Spanish Vocabulary that can be used in Multiple Places

Sometimes you can go far by remembering easy to remember and pronounce phrases and words. When it comes to learning English to Spanish translation in Dubai, here are a few words you should know:

  • I would like – Me gustaría
  • I want, I don’t want – Yo quiero, yo no quiero
  • How much does it cost – ¿Cuánto cuesta?
  • Where is – ¿Dónde está?
  • Do you understand? – ¿Entiende?
  • Do you have? – ¿Tiene?
  • What time is it? – ¿Qué hora es?
  • I don’t understand, I understand – Yo no entiendo, yo entiendo
  • I don’t have, I have – Yo no tengo, yo tengo

Navigating an unknown city can be a tough nut to crack. So, if you need to ask for directions in Spain, simply say “¿Cómo puedo llegar a (the name of your destination)?” when you use this phrase, locals would be able to understand you perfectly.