Common mistakes in Spanish Words and Phrases
In all languages there are some words that lead to mistakes in writing or use due to their similarity in pronunciation. Since this problem also exists in Spanish, we have prepared a selection of 100 words that frequently present problems to help you improve your Spanish. Remember that you can also consult our data base of "Spanish Words" (word of the day) to expand your vocabulary.
A phenomenon that consists in adding "de que" to verbs that mean "decir" (say) or "pensar" (think).
Normally these verbs are only followed by "que".
Incorrect: *Me dijo de que irías con él.
Correct: Me dijo que irías con él.
In medical language this should be translated as "fármacos". Never as "drogas".
Esa empresa es una gran distribuidora de fármacos.
El cava / la cava
El cava (masculine) refers to sparkling wine.
La cava is a wine cellar
Trajeron otras 30 botellas de ese cava.
Visitamos varias cavas catalanas.