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- 1.1 (in evening) cena (feminine), comida (feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) to eat o have dinner cenar, comer (Latin America/América Latina) to sit down to dinner sentarse* a cenar who's cooking (the) dinner tonight? ¿quién hace hoy la cena? they've asked us to dinner nos han invitado a cenar (a su casa) to go out to dinner salir* a cenar fuera (before noun/delante del nombre) dinner guest invitado, (masculine, feminine) a cenar dinner plate plato (masculine) llano or (Mexico/México) plano or (in River Plate area also/en Río de la Plata también) playo or (Chile) bajo ([ grande ])More example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (formal) cena (feminine) (de gala) 1.3 (at midday) almuerzo (masculine), comida (feminine) (especially Spain, Mexico/especialmente España, México) to eat o have dinner almorzar*, comer (especially Spain, Mexico/especialmente España, México) Sunday/Christmas dinner el almuerzo or (especially Spain, Mexico/especialmente España, México) la comida del domingo/de Navidad my children have school dinners mis hijos se quedan a comer en el colegio I hate school dinners odio la comida del colegio he's had more girlfriends than you've had hot dinners [colloquial/familiar] ¡cambia de novia como de camisa! (before noun/delante del nombre) dinner hour hora (feminine) del almuerzo or (especially Spain, Mexico/especialmente España, México) de la comida dinner money dinero (masculine) para el almuerzo or (especially Spain, Mexico/especialmente España, México) para la comida
- This includes luxury coach, motel accommodation, three breakfasts and dinners plus one lunch.
- They receive subsidised breakfast, lunch and dinners if they have to work late.
- You celebrate cozy dinners and candlelight evenings with family and loved ones.
- The dining hall is usually reserved for the weekly formal dinners and breakfast buffets.
- Our team provides the best quality food to all sizes of events, from corporate dinners to weddings.
- Bacon had to carry on with the reception and dinners in his honour.
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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