Spanish is already a rich language, but to really enjoy it in Peru, you will need to learn some of our most common expressions and heavily used slang.
One of the best places to learn slang (called “jerga”) is at a party (called a “juerga”). The jerga flies around fast at a juerga. You generally feel less embarrassed at a party when speaking a new language — and it’s a fact that pisco helps everyone become more fluent in Spanish.
So, if you feel like being the star of the party, here are 25 must-learn Peruvian terms to study
1 Al fondo hay sitio“There’s room in back.” An important expression in Lima’s bus culture. When getting on a packed bus, the money collector will exhort passengers to push through and find a miniscule space in back.
Sube al bus, ¡al fondo hay sitio!
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