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The word of this week is “coro”. Dominicans rarely use the word “coro” (which is chorus in English) to refer to a musical choir… it is most often used to refer to a group of friends who get together to have a great and fun time.
When a Dominican says the word “coro“, he/she might be referring to a party or hangout, when a group of friends get together to share a good time, usually it includes great music, food and lots of jokes.
Dominican 1: Hey, ¿supiste del “coro” que está planeando Laura? / Hey, did you know Laurais planning a party?
Dominican 2: Ella no me ha invitado todavía/ She has not invited me yet
¡Que aburrimiento! Deberíamos hacer un “coro” ahora mismo / It’s so boring! We should be hanging out right now
So far we have learnt jumo, guayarse, deg