kdice (kdice) wrote in spanish_wotd,
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estar a dieta / para variar

estar a dieta - to be on a diet
por ejemplo:
mi madre está a dieta.
translation: my mom is on a diet.

para variar - just for a change
por ejemplo:
para variar, ¡no voy a hacer mi tarea!
translation: just for a change, im not going to do my homework!

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also!:

como para variar states something that happens quite often and it's not a surprise; "not surprisingly."

-ella no tiene una cita para el viernes, como para variar.
-she doesn't have a date for Friday, not surprisingly.
interesante.
gracias. :D
UPDATE *please*...

...my Spanish skills are dwindling...

:)
please make more posts!