- hat entró sin sombrero he came in bareheaded o/or without a hat cuando acaban el espectáculo pasan el sombrero at the end of the show they pass the hat around hay que sacarle el sombrero (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) I take my hat off to him/her quitarse or sacarse el sombrero (para saludar) to raise one's hat, to doff one's cap [anticuado/dated] (en señal de admiración) me quito el sombrero I take my hat off to her/him vertirse con sombrero ajeno (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to claim credit for sb else's achievements
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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.