Spanish Word of the Day: 'Resfriado'

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The Local - [email protected] • 31 Jan, 2019 Updated Thu 31 Jan 2019 10:23 CEST
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This word should be on your list of Spanish vocabulary for winter.


 You will hear many people say it continuously at work and on the streets.

Resfriado means 'to have a cold' in English.

  • Me fui a esquiar y pillé un resfriado.

        I went skiing and caught a cold.


  • Esta muy resfriada así que no podrá venir a la fiesta.

        She's caught the flu therefore she won't be able to come to the party.



You'll hear this word a lot during winter and you'll have to have a response prepared!

  • Estoy resfriado
  • ¡Ay pobrecito!, tendrás que reposar unos días.

        I'm sick

        Poor you! You'll have to rest for a few days.





Check out our other word of the day posts

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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