- , spit [colloquial/familiar] gastar saliva to waste one's breath tragar saliva to swallow hard tragó saliva, cerró los ojos y saltó he took a deep breath o swallowed hard, shut his eyes and jumped decidió tragar saliva y seguir como si no lo hubiera oído he decided to swallow his anger/pride and carry on as if he hadn't heard
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The name of Spain's state-run post office is correos. Stamps can be bought in an estanco, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office (estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system.