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¿Qué dicen los españoles cuando juntos levantan la copa de vino solemnemente? ¿Cómo se dice "cheers" en español?

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In Spain we usually say:

Chin chin

or

Salud

Also if you the people wants to wish somebody or something good luck, then someone suggests un brindis por... and the rest answers por...:

Un brindis por los novios ... ¡por los novios!

Un brindis por Juan ... ¡por Juan!

Un brindis por el coche nuevo... ¡por el coche nuevo!

Also in a very informal environment, some people do like a ritual saying:

Arriba, abajo, al centro y "pa" adentro.

moving the glass/cup, raising it when they say "arriba", lowering it when they say "abajo" ,moving it to the center when they say "al centro" and drinking after saying "pa adentro".

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+1 Nice answer. –  Alfredo Osorio Jan 4 '12 at 15:03
    
Gracias, Javi!! –  Tomas Jan 4 '12 at 17:21
    
Yo destacaría que lo más usual de todo, que por cierto está correctísimo, es decir Chin chin para que quede realmente claro. –  Aracem Jan 5 '12 at 12:39
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At least in Mexico "chin chin" is not used instead we say "Salud!" –  Alfredo Osorio Jan 6 '12 at 14:57
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