This word is almost always preceded by the definite article.
1. (colloquial) (reality) (Mexico)
a. the truth
A ver, ya dime la neta. Pedro te gusta, ¿verdad?Ok, just tell me the truth. You like Pedro, don't you?
b. honestly (adverb)
Neta, güey, esa chava no vale la pena.Honestly, dude, that girl's not worth it.
c. on the real (colloquial) (United States)
La neta, me choca que me digan "gringa".On the real, I hate when people call me "gringa."
2. (colloquial) (the most outstanding) (Mexico)
3. (colloquial) (the real thing) (Mexico)
¡No manches! Este café de olla es la neta.Holy crap! This coffee is the real deal.
5 Steps To Understanding Por vs. Para
20 Popular Spanish Expressions
Learn Spanish at Any Age!
View More Posts
10 Spanish Sayings with No English Equivalents
Did this page answer your question?