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I'm an Australian who learned Spanish in Mexico and has put it to use in Andorra, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Morocco, Nicaragua, Panama, and Spain. (Yeah I know Spanish isn't official in two or three of those countries but I ended up using it anyway at least some of the time.)

Sometimes people try to tell me I'm fluent but I'm definitely not.

I have a collection of monolingual and bilingual Spanish dictionaries that I've bought, many second hand, on my travels. I always look for a dictionary of regionalisms in each Spanish speaking country. I don't always find one.


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accepted What are these words “hances” and “deshances” in a proverb common on the Internet?
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comment What are these words “hances” and “deshances” in a proverb common on the Internet?
It only gets nine hits with (des)hacer so I doubt it's a legit proverb, rather just something somebody made up or calqued from another language. The (des)hancer version gets over twenty hits!
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comment What are these words “hances” and “deshances” in a proverb common on the Internet?
That was one of my theories but there's plenty of hard-to-find Spanish words I've run into before and here be experts (-:
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revised What are these words “hances” and “deshances” in a proverb common on the Internet?
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copyedit english usage; fix capitalization use italics to make language switching stand out
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