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Love Idioms: Let’s Reheat The Cabbage Woman!

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Love Idioms: Let’s Reheat The Cabbage Woman!

We’re dishing on love idioms, sayings and refranes from around the world.

You’re out to dinner with your man when he looks at you with fire in his eyes and utters, “Reheat the cabbage!”

Uh, first of all, you hate cabbage. Second of all, that’s what the waiter is food, man!

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Actually, you’ve misunderstood. Just like Latinos have sayings in Español to express love and lust, so do people from various ethnic backgrounds. In Italy, “reheat the cabbage” means “to rekindle a former romance.” So, don’t get mad at your man for sending you to the kitchen with the sous chef. Get pissed because he wants to dump you for a former flame. Cold-blooded!

Not all sayings are full of betrayal. In fact, here are some lovely idioms from all over the world and their meaning!

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This means blinded by love in South Korea.

Images courtesy of Vashi.

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Sujeiry is a natural storyteller, dynamic radio show host and the proud CEO of She's been at this digital media and content creation game for 15 plus years and pours her heart and soul onto - the only site for Latinas on all things love. After realizing there was a void in the love/relationship Latina media market, she took matters into her own hands and became the go-to sex and relationship expert on Latinx platforms. The former sex and relationship expert on works diligently and passionately to encourage women of color to be their authentic selves as they navigate all things love.


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