nombre femenino/feminine noun
- saliva, spit [familiar/colloquial] 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/or 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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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.