Even the most successful people should remember what Spanish speakers say--â€œthe current carries off the shrimp that falls asleepâ€ (camarÃ³n que se duerme, se lo lleva la corriente). In other words, â€œdon't rest on your laurels.â€
101 Spanish Proverbs takes the mystery out of common Spanish expressions like this one and explains their meanings in context. On the MP3 disk, native speakers read each of the 101 proverbs and dialogues that place them in context, so you can hear how Spanish sounds and practice what you have learned.
Find out what Spanish speakers really mean when they say . . .
La major medicina es la Buena comida. = The best medicine is good food.
No hay pan sin corteza. = There is no bread without crust.
El hÃ¡bito no hace al monje. = The habit does not make the monk.
El que se fue a Sevilla, perdiÃ³ la silla. = He who went to Seville lost his chair.
El piso de uno es el techo de otro. = Someone's floor is the ceiling for someone else.
*It's never too late to learn. (= You're never too old to learn.)