How to translate into Spanish the most trending English words is not an easy task. In fact, most journalists, influencers and online content creators don’t even make the effort to look for the equivalent in our language. We don’t want to spoil you what we are going to see in today’s article, nor do we want to generate more hype. Without further ado, let’s learn how to translate into Spanish these words.
How to translate into Spanish words about social networks
Social networks have been a breeding ground for neologisms. In a short time, a whole flood of new English words has invaded our languages. How could we call the new influencers? Quite simply, influyentes. Never a translation was so easy; however, it seems that the English term sounds more sophisticated. Los influyentes survive thanks to their followers, or seguidores in our beloved language, and they like “me gusta” rather than likes. Of course, they always want to be trending, that is de moda or ser tendencia. It seems that the task of how to translate into Spanish these terms is not so difficult.
Acronyms and initials: a new language
We all know how difficult it is to understand teenagers, both in the way they think and the way they express themselves. Well, things get more complicated when they communicate using acronyms and initials. Initials are abbreviations formed by the initial letters of two or more words. An acronym, on the other hand, is a word formed by elements of two or more words or by their initials. The difference is that an acronym is pronounced as if it were a whole word.
If the explanation is confusing, we can prepare a FAQ so that our readers can understand it better. This acronym contains the syllables of the expression Frequently Asked Questions, or, in other words, preguntas más frecuentes.
You may partirte de risa reading this article, but don’t say LOL, because it’s not really necessary. This acronym stands for Laughing out loud (literally, “reírse en voz alta“).
Have you ever heard that if you want to do something right you need to hacerlo por ti mismo? That really means DIY (Do it yourself). How to translate into Spanish this acronym? We can use bricolaje, to refer to those fixes that a house needs or the assembly of furnitures. However, to learn Spanish, trust a professional and don’t try to do it yourself.
How to translate into Spanish words about movies and TV series
Finally, we are going to propose how to translate into Spanish expressions related to the audiovisual media. It is not necessary to go to a premiere; it is better to go to a good estreno in Madrid. Of course, try not to destripar the movie to anyone, or, as the hipsters say nowadays: spoilers. And finally, if you have a lot of hype for Netflix’s new Spanish series and your dad doesn’t understand what you just said, tell him you have muchas expectativas to watching it. However, you won’t sound so cool, I mean, tan guay.
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