Spanish Word of the Day: 'Soso'

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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Soso'
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Today's Word of the Day in Spanish will definitely be added to your daily vocabulary list.



Soso means 'dull' or 'bland'.

Soso can be used in two contexts: when talking about food or about something or someone.

When describing food, soso translates as 'tasteless' or 'bland'. When describing an action or person, it means 'boring' or 'dull', .

Let's see it used in some example sentences.

When describing food (tasteless, bland):

  • Esta sopa está un poco sosa, ¿puedo añadir sal?

        This soup is a bit bland, can I add some salt?

  • Es importante añadir especias a este plato, sino no tendrá sabor.

        It is important to add spices to this dish, otherwise it will be tasteless.

When describing something or someone (dull, boring):

  • ¡No seas tan soso, tío!

        Don't be so boring, mate!

  • Ese plan es demasiado soso para un sábado por la noche.

       That plan is too boring for a Saturday night.



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This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.

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