Category: The People

uruguay expressions

Expressions you’ll only hear in Uruguay

Argentinian and Uruguayan Spanish accents sound the same to most English-speakers. But when hear these expressions, you KNOW you’re in Uruguay 🙂

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A Wall Street banker in Montevideo

Roberto worked in the international banking world for 20 years. Then he gave it all up to return to his home town of Montevideo and live in the Old City.

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Uruguay president gives hitch-hiker a ride

President picks up hitch-hiker—only in Uruguay. Once again President Pepe Mujica proves that he is made of different stuff from other world leaders.