Happy Cinco De Mayo!

Learning a new phrase every day is a great way to build your vocabulary step by step. That’s why we post a new phrase every day in several languages* so that you can learn continuously.

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, here are a few Spanish phrases that may come in handy while celebrating:

¡Feliz cinco de mayo! Happy Cinco de Mayo!
Quisiera algo para beber. I’d like something to drink.
Una cerveza, por favor. One beer, please.
¡Está riquísima! It’s delicious!
Más, por favor. More, please.
¡Arriba, abajo, al centro, pa’ dentro! Up, down, in the middle, inside! [As a toast done with a drink in hand]
Lo pasé de maravilla. I had a wonderful time.

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If you’re throwing a party, you may want to try making Micheladas, a typical drink in Mexico made from beer, lime juice and tomato juice (and a couple of other ingredients.) Here’s a recipe from Living Language. 

And if you want to know more facts and figures about cinco de mayo, look no further: