- huevo (m) a fried/boiled egg un huevo frito or (Méx) estrellado/pasado por agua scrambled eggs huevos revueltos or (Col) pericos poached eggs huevos escalfados or (RPl) pochés egg beater [Culin] batidor (m) (helicopter) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], helicóptero (m) egg box huevera (f) egg donor donante (f) de óvulos a bad egg (lit) un huevo podrido (dishonest person) [colloq & dated], una mala persona a good egg [colloq & dated] un tipo bien [familiar/colloquial] he's a good egg es buena gente (AmL) , es un tipo bien [familiar/colloquial] as sure as eggs is o are eggs (BrE) como que dos y dos son cuatro to have egg on one's face quedar mal to lay an egg [hen/insect] poner* un huevo (make blunder) [colloq & dated], meter la pata [familiar/colloquial] to put all one's eggs in one basket jugárselo* todo a una carta
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...
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.