- (deporte (m) de) los toros; (art) toreo (m), tauromaquia (f) bullfighting is very popular los toros or las corridas de toros son muy populares the world of bullfighting el mundo de los toros or de la tauromaquia (before noun/delante del nombre) [expert/season] taurino bullfighting fan taurófilo, (masculine, feminine)More example sentences
- Thus, in a remote corner of Medieval Spain, the beginning of what today is the national Spanish spectacle of bullfighting was created.
- The run is a 825-metre stampede from the corral where the bulls are kept to the outdoor bullfighting arena where they will be invariably killed by matadors later in the day.
- There are those who argue that bullfighting is not a sport but a cruel spectacle.
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...
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