- 1 1.1 c (sth different, unusual) excepción (f) the exception proves the rule la excepción confirma la reglaMore example sentences1.2 u c (exclusion) excepción (f) with the exception of sth/sb con or a excepción de algo/algn without exception sin excepción to make an exception hacer* una excepción
- There are a number of well-established exceptions to the general rule and their list is not closed.
- I have a friend and neighbour called Peter Thomson who is an exception to the general rule.
- An exception to this general rule is formed by a cheque which bears on its front the letter R.
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...
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.