- 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (nonsense) [colloquial/familiar] tonterías (fpl), chorradas (fpl) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], macanas (feminine plural) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences1.2 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (American English/inglés norteamericano) bologna
- No nonsense, no baloney, not a lot of fanfare, and it's proceeding very quickly.
- This thing about them not going well is a load of baloney.
- Just when it looked like the magic of the cup was being exposed as a load of old baloney, the substitute required only three minutes to underline his faith in it.
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...
The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.