- 1 [Astronomía/Astronomy] orbit entró en órbita it went into o/or entered orbit el satélite que pusieron en órbita the satellite they put into orbit poner a algn en órbita [astronauta] to put sb into orbit [artista/cantante] to launch sb te voy a dar una bofetada que te va a poner en órbita [familiar/colloquial] I'm going to knock you into the middle of next week [familiar/colloquial]
- 2 [Anatomía/Anatomy] eye socket, socket, orbit [técnico/technical] se le salían los ojos de las órbitas his eyes were almost popping out of their sockets o/or were coming out on stalks
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.