Spanish Phrase Friday — Mientras hay vida hay esperanza

Just like in English, Spanish has common phrases that are used in everyday speech. It can be a HUGE help to just learn some of these because they can keep you engaged in a conversation where you might have gotten lost otherwise. Spanish phrases like these are also a lot of fun to say! If you are interested in reviewing other high frequency vocabulary, check out the free Read to Speak Spanish videos.

Read Spanish Phrases — Mientras hay vida hay esperanza

Spanish Saying

Mientras hay vida, hay esperanza.
As long as there is life, there is hope.
Literally: While there is life there is hope.

When should I use this Spanish phrase?

Use this phrase to express a determination to never give up or to inspire someone who is down in the dumps.