Today's WOTD is: "resaca" = undercurrent
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In Spanish, “resaca” is a feminine noun of Gothic origin, which means undercurrent/ undertow.
The noun “resaca” is also a commonly used Spanish term to refer to a hangover.
A commonly used expression with the word “resaca” is:
- Resaca monumental (a huge/ monumental hangover);
A couple of examples of the use of the word "resaca" are:
- Poco a poco, la resaca nos iba alejando de la orilla (little by little, the undertow was causing us to drift away from the shore);
- Me he despertado con una resaca monumental (I have wakened up with a huge hangover);
Love-Spanish.com loves the word "resaca" in the YouTube clip: resaca - los berzas
For more on the word "resaca", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Resaca*
*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “resaca” in the link to hear the word pronounced.
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