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Thank you! I’m going to Spain for the next 6 months & I will follow your blog with a passion… learning more & more to be able to talk like a Spaniard. Your help will be greatly appreciated 🙂 Muchas gracias!

¡De nada! I’m happy to help. Here’s another useful term for you:

The expression fin de semana (“weekend”) is almost always shortened to finde in colloquial speech. I’d say everybody under 40 uses it, and I can frankly imagine it getting into formal speech eventually. You use it just like the longer form:

¿Qué tal tu finde?
How was your weekend?

¿Haces algo el finde?
Are you doing something this weekend?

El finde del 26 me voy a Bruselas.
The weekend of the 26th I’m going to Brussels.

Dentro de dos findes es la boda de Pedro.
Two weekends from now we have Pedro’s wedding.

Originally published in Talk like a Spaniard.

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