Spanish Proverbs 2 August, 2019 Spanish Proverbs Rooftopbars Málaga Rio Chillar (Nerja) – River Walk Posted on 2 August, 2019 in English Spanish Proverbs Like every language Spanish has many proverbs. Here you have a small list with their literal translation and their correspondent English proverb. A caballo regalado no se le mires el diente.Literal Translation: Don’t look at the teeth of a gift horse.English Proverb: Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth. La excepción hace (o confirma) la regla.Literal Translation: The exception makes/confirms the rule.English Proverb: It is the exception that proves the rule. Hablando del rey de Roma, por la puerta se asoma.Literal Translation: Talking about the king of Rome, through the door he walks in.English Proverb: Speak of the devil and he appears. Ojos que no ven, corazón que no siente.Literal translation: Eyes that don’t see, Heart that doesn’t feel.English Proverb: Out of sight, out of mind. …y fueron felices y comieron perdices.Literal translation: …and they were happy and ate partridges.English proverb: …and they lived happily ever after. Hacer la vista gorda.Literal translation: To make a thick eye.English Proverb: To turn a blind eye. En la duda, ten la lengua muda.Literal translation: When in doubt, keep the tongue mute.English Proverb: When in doubt keep your mouth shut. Querer es poderLiteral Translation: The will is power.English Proverb: When there is a will, there is a way. El amor entra por la cocina.Literal translation: Love enters through the kitchen.English Proverb: The way to man’s heart is through his stomach. Dime con quién andas, y te diré quién eres.Literal translation: Tell me whom you are walking with and I’ll tell you who you are.English Proverb: Tell me who your friends are and I’ll tell you who you are. El que madruga coge agua clara.Literal Translation: The one who wakes up early catches clear/clean water.English Proverb: The early bird catches the worm. Tags:Spanish Share this article: 1 About Padmin Related Articles Spanish proverbs – dichos españoles Academia CILE – the best place to learn Spanish in Malaga One language is never enough: discover the reasons why it is worth learning Spanish!