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What does "calidad standard" on a food item evoke?

I'm German and don't know Spanish. I bought a chocolate "Nestlé extrafin Dinosaurus Turron" originally for sale in Spain (in a store offering cheap surplus stock, sometimes imported). One ...
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Confusion about ''la ha tomado con él'

I understand that the phrase La he tomado con alguien is a colloquial phrase which means to have it in for someone. My question is: does tomado change to tomada depending on the subject? For example,...
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Él ya lo cargó el payaso

Would this mean that "He's in big trouble?" I know that "Ya te cargó el payaso" is for the second person, but i'm not sure how the sentence would be formed in the third person. ...
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A la española- idiomatic phrase or is it an abbreviation?

I saw this expression in an "Español Automático" podcast. It was something like "ser feliz a la española". I understand the general sense of it being, "be happy the Spanish ...
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