8 out of 10 - I hate drink with the sweepings of a fruiterer's stall and I hate eating so late that my stomach spends half the night trying to digest a meal and keeping me awake in the process.Have a peek at this and see how you fare.... I believe I may be turning Spanish.
Top 10 signs you've gone native in Spain - The Local
Yes, but she has spent most of her life, and since a very young age here hasn't she?nor me
some of the teachers at school tell me that my elder daughter is more Spanish than most of the kids born here to Spanish parents though.........
10 of her nearly 18 years, yesYes, but she has spent most of her life, and since a very young age here hasn't she?
Actually, I've spent more time here than in the UK, but I haven't gone native exactly. Become accepting of local ways maybe
A couple of years ago, we were sat outside at one of the bars in the park (we had visitors) and I happened to say something in English to one of the visitors who spoke no Spanish (the rest spoke Spanish) and somebody on the next table leant across and said with delight at the thought of finding another Brit "Are you English?" I felt like saying "Mais Non, Je suis Français" but realising I would get a sharp kick under the table...I'd have no objections to being considered Spanish, but I think that is unlikely except by another foreigner
Maybe, and maybe it'll come out even more now that her Dad's not there...I've been thinking about that - she was very close to her dad - who was VERY English - maybe that's it
I'm the sameMaybe, and maybe it'll come out even more now that her Dad's not there...
One thing that I've recently noticed is my intolerance for the British use of sorry and thank you, as someone posted in reply to a post of mine yesterday, when they are anything but sorry and are not thanking you at all. You know like, "I'm sorry to tell you that you have no idea what you are talking about" or "I'll reply to any post I like, Thank You" - infuriating! Not so much "going native" as "rejection of roots"