A list of top Spanish phrases that everyone must know.
Whether you use Spanish for travelling, work or fun you will undoubtedly come across these phrases. Regardless of whether you are speaking with a Colombian, Spanish or Mexican native speaker, these expressions will be used and exchanged constantly so, it is always a good idea to have a solid grasp of them!
Picking up the phone in Spanish 📞
Greetings in Spanish 👋
Hola - Hello
Buenos días - Good morning
Buenas tardes - Good afternoon
Buenas noches - Good evening
¿Cómo estás? - How are you?
¿Qué tal? - How are you?
Introductions in Spanish 🤝
Me llamo... - My name is...
Mi nombre es... - My name is...
Soy de... - I am from...
¿Cómo te llamas? - What is your name?
¿De dónde eres? - Where are you from?
Saying goodbye in Spanish 🙋
Adiós - Goodbye
Hasta luego - See you later
Nos vemos - See you
Hasta mañana - See you tomorrow
Shopping in Spanish 💵
¿Cuánto cuesta? - How much is it?
¿Cuánto es? - How much is it? (in total)
Gracias - Thank you
De nada - You're welcome
Eating out in Spanish 🍲
Una cerveza, por favor - One beer, please
Quiero la sopa del día, por favor - I'd like the soup of the day, please
¿Dónde está el baño? - Where is the toilet?
La cuenta, por favor - The bill, please
Requests in case you don't understand 🤔
¿Puedes repetir, por favor? - Can you repeat, please?
Más lento, por favor - Slower, please
¿Habla inglés? - Do you speak English?