f(Cono Sur/Southern Cone)
- mouse aguaitar or catear la laucha (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to lie in wait peor es mascar lauchas (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] things could be worse, it's better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick [familiar/colloquial] ser pobres como lauchas (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] to be as poor as church mice
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.