Video Spanish phrase #26: Echar leña al fuego

We've got Toni again to explain this week's Spanish phrase: echar leña al fuego.

Leña, as Toni explains, is firewood (like what you might need for a barbecue for calçots!), with an equivalent expression in English being only making matters worse, or pouring oil on the flames.

Note that a discusión is a false friend: in Spanish discutir means to argue, not to discuss.

Note also that we've now added subtitles to the videos in this series; if you need them, we'd recommend listening first without the subtitles, and then listening again with the subtitles to pick up what you missed. You might even want to listen a couple of times without them: test yourself!

More useful Spanish phrases in the previous posts in the series.

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