Words and Phrases from the Past: The Blog


Molestate *


Eddie @ Lexicolatry said...

In Spanish, the verb 'molestar' means 'to annoy', so the sentence: "No me molestes!" means "Don't annoy me."

This causes bemusement to English-speaking Spanish-learners the world over, and often earns odd looks from non-Spanish speakers that overhear it.

Jingles said...

Thank you! I have a new phrase!
Now I'm off to find out how to pronounce it! :)