- 1.1 u (in general) comida (f) there isn't enough food to go round no hay comida para todos the food's not very good in this hotel la comida no es muy buena or no se come muy bien en este hotel dog food comida (f) para perros Britain imports much of its food Gran Bretaña importa gran parte de los alimentos que consume she can only take food intravenously se la puede alimentar solo por vía intravenosa we gave him some food le dimos algo de comer to be off one's food estar* desganado or inapetente to go off one's food perder* el apetito that has put me right off my food me ha quitado las ganas de comer food for thought his father's words gave him food for thought las palabras de su padre lo hicieron reflexionar (before n) [shortage/exports] de alimentos 1.2 c (specific kind) alimento (m)
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...
The name of Spain's state-run post office is correos. Stamps can be bought in an estanco, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office (estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system.