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The 5 Most Confusing Compliments From Your Abuelita

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We don’t doubt that our abuelitas love us and truly want the best for us, but goddamn. They’re all about sending mixed signals. Here are the 5 classic and confusing Abuelitaisms that we’re most likely to hear when we’re “complimented” by our abuelas:

On your truly unbelievable beauty:

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Ok, but see the thing is that I’m adorable all the time.

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On the evils of gossiping:

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So chisme — the most important and revitalizing thing in the entire world — is only wrong when I do it. Got it.

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On your dating life (or lack thereof):

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Well, damn. Maybe I don’t like them!

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On this new generation of young ladies:

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Is this an insult, or…?

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On being both too fat and too thin for her taste:

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Wait. What?

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Did your abuelita have any words of wisdom that haunt you to this day? Share below.

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Making fun of my accent? Bish please, I’m bilingual.

When people don’t think you’re Latino and they talk shit behind your back.

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Surprise b*tch, guess who else understands Spanish?

Or when you have to say something, but didn’t want others to know what you’re saying.

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Spanish becomes your secret shade language.

When this happens:

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You’re the first one to laugh because everyone is still reading the text ?.

When you realize you and the taquero speak the same language.

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And he usually gives you the special treatment.

When you visit a Spanish speaking country.

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It’s easier for you to fit in…and not get ripped off.

When you’re making more money because you speak Spanish.

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Mo’ languages, mo’ moneyyyy ?.

When you can sing the entire song, Pitbull AND J.Lo’s part.

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And everyone else is like woiejlk asldkfj lakdjf.

When watching soccer is so much more entertaining because the announcer is a million times more passionate.

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Same goes for telenovelas.

When you use it to pick up on someone.

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Because mi cielo sounds so much better than bae.

READ: Spanish Words that Have No English Translation

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