n (plural -mies)
- 1.1 (adversary) enemigo, (masculine, feminine) they are deadly enemies son enemigos mortales or a muerte try not to make an enemy of him trata de no echártelo encima como enemigo I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy no se lo deseo a mi peor enemigo she's her own worst enemy su peor enemigo es ella mismaMore example sentences1.2 (opponent in war) (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) the enemy el enemigo the enemy was o were forced back el enemigo se vio obligado a retroceder enemy-occupied territory territorio (masculine) ocupado por el enemigo (before noun/delante del nombre) [action/forces/territory] enemigo
More example sentences
- She was still my sworn enemy who was trying to tear me down in whatever way possible.
- Somehow they blamed each other, deciding their sworn enemy was the sole reason for their anger.
- Albert did his best to smile at a man who was supposed to be his enemy despite being critically ill himself.
- The bulk of the infantry was kept back out of range of the enemy guns, ready to counter-attack.
- Democracies are entitled to try officers and soldiers of enemy forces for war crimes.
- Not a shot had been fired and not a single Allied aircraft had attacked the enemy aircraft.
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...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.