Spanish idioms: En el quinto infierno (A2)

¿Sabes cómo decir en español at the back of  (the) beyond”?

Estar en el quinto infiernose dice
en el quinto infierno

(in the fifth hell)


 Viven en el quinto infierno (They lives at the back of  (the) beyond).

Enrique fue a visitar a sus primos en un pequeño pueblo en el quinto infierno. Tardó catorce horas en llegar allí (Enrique went to visit his cousins in a tiny village in the back of (the) beyond. It took him fourteen hours to get there).

  This diabolical image has a colourful Latin American version: “donde el diablo perdió el poncho (where the Devil lost his poncho)”.

The back of beyond” is used more in British and Australian English, while “the back of the beyond” is used more in American English.



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