- 1.1 (biscuit) (AmE) [Culin] galleta (f), galletita (f) (RPl) that's the way the cookie crumbles ¡qué se le va a hacer!, ¡así es la vida! (before n) cookie sheet bandeja (f) de horno to be caught with one's hand in the cookie jar he was caught with his hand in the cookie jar lo agarraron or lo pillaron con las manos en la masa [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (person) [colloquial/familiar] she's a smart cookie es más lista que el hambre [familiar/colloquial] he's a tough cookie es un tipo durísimo [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 (term of endearment) (AmE) [dated], tesorito [familiar/colloquial] 1.4 [Comput] cookie (f) or (m), galleta (f)
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 name of Spain's state-run post office is correos. Stamps can be bought in an estanco, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office (estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system.