Figurative Translation: Life is not always about “getting there” or getting what you want, but also about the dreaming of getting there. This Spanish proverb is said to console when life doesn’t grant us our yearnings.
Figurative Translation: There’s a fine line between love and hate. The emotions of love and hate take place in overlapping parts of the brain.)This is the kind of love we want to let go of sometimes, but—according to these Spanish proverbs—should hold on to.Literal Translation: Who loves you well will make you cry.Figurative Translation: Those who really care about you will give you tough love.Literal Translation: Where there’s love, there’s pain.Start using Fluent U on the website with your computer or tablet or, better yet, download the Fluent U app from the i Tunes or Google Play store for i OS and Android devices. When we were young our crush would check “yes” or “no.” Now we’re the ones checking our cell phones every five minutes to see if our beloved has texted us back.
Unrequited love hurts, but it can sure become a great muse for poetry.From someone who’s been there, believe me when I say it’s a complete waste of time.Literal Translation: Crazy love, I for you and you for another.Figurative Translation: To love and not be loved in return is time poorly spent.(Think: Of all pains, the greatest pain, is to love, but love in vain.)Yes, this does include Facebook stalking your crush.Learn all the vocabulary in any video with Fluent U’s robust learning engine.