- barco (m) , embarcación (f) [formal] ; (small, open) bote (m) , barca (f) we went to Singapore by boat fuimos a Singapur en barco to be in the same boat estar* en la misma situación to push the boat out (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] tirar la casa por la ventana [familiar/colloquial] to rock the boat hacer* olas burn1 2 1 1 miss2 1 4
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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.