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Mexican Slang Meaning

Spanish: A Falta De Pan, Tortilla.

Type: Saying

Literal Meaning: If there's no bread, have tortillas.

Meaning: Take what you get.

José quería ir a la universidad más prestigiosa de México, pero su padre y yo sólo tenemos dinero para mandarlo a la uni estatal. Yo le dije a mi querido hijo, “A falta de pan, tortilla.” (José wanted to go to the most prestigious university in Mexico, but his father and I only have enough money to send him to the state university. I told my beloved son, “You’ll have to take what you get.”)

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A Falta De Pan, Tortilla. means: Take what you get.
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