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 vocabulary, check out the free Read to Speak Spanish videos.
Agua pasada no mueve molino.
Water under the bridge.
Literally: Water that has passed doesn't move the mill.
Did you know?
Perhaps the most famous scene in Don Quixote involves a different kind of molino — A windmill. Mistaking them for giants, he rides his faithful steed into combat and gets knocked off his horse and his lance is shattered to pieces by a windmill, which is turning from a gust of wind. It is one of the funniest scenes in all of Spanish (and Western) literature.