In this post you will find mexican phrases and slang words to survie in Mexico and understand locals
Mexicans have a very particualr way of expressing themselves which makes their speech very rich and interesting.
Most Common Mexican Phrases
It means that something is cool and awesome.
Me vale madres
You say this when you don’t care about something and it has no effect on you.
Basic way of saying what’s up.
A güevo, a huevo
Agarrar la onda
To understand something or to catch up with something.
A lo mero macho
Something that is done in a very masculine way.
Bajar las persianas, quedarse jetón
To fall asleep.
Someone or something that is cool.
The way in which mexicans answer the phone.
Caer de la patada
When you dislike someone a lot or that person didn’t make a good impression on you.
Not at all.
No mames guey
Expression of surprise. Like the English expression no way!
Similar to the previous expression but less vulgar.
Ya valió verga
This situation is screwed.
Other Mexican Words
Chafa: something of bad quality
Chaparro/rra. short person
Chavo/va: young person
Checar: to check
Naco/ca: someone tacky
Híjole: expression of surprise
Vato: young person