Spanish Words Used In English (Borrowed Words)​

Spanish words used in English!

Not everyone word used in English is original! In fact, much of our language is borrowed from other parts of the world! Check out these borrowed terms!

Mosquito – little flies that can pass dangerous illnesses

“I was bitten by a mosquito last night”

Canyon – a deep gorge with a river flowing through it

“Have you ever visited the Grand Canyon?”

Macho – used to describe a tough or ‘manly’ man

“He acts macho, but secretly loves to dance!”

Paella – a famous Spanish dish including rice and seafood

“My mother’s paella is the best in the city”

Can you think of any other foreign words used in English?

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