Translation of dinner in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈdɪnər; ˈdɪnə(r)/


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  • 1.1 (in evening) cena (f), comida (f) (AmL) to eat o have dinner cenar, comer (AmL) 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 n) dinner guest invitado, -da (m,f) a cenar dinner plate plato (m) llano or (Méx) plano or (RPl tb) playo or (Chi) bajo (grande) dinner service o set vajilla (f)
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
    1.2 (formal) cena (f) (de gala) 1.3 (at midday) almuerzo (m), comida (f) (esp Esp, Méx) to eat o have dinner almorzar*, comer (esp Esp, Méx) Sunday/Christmas dinner el almuerzo or (esp Esp, Méx) 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 n) dinner hour hora (f) del almuerzo or (esp Esp, Méx) de la comida dinner money dinero (m) para el almuerzo or (esp Esp, Méx) para la comida

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.