Top Spanish Phrases to Know

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?

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