- 1 (evidence) his reaction was a dead giveaway su reacción lo delató her accent is a real giveaway el acento la delata or [colloquial/familiar] la vende
- 2 2.1 (free gift) regalo (masculine) the aid program is nothing more than a giant giveaway [pejorative/peyorativo] el programa de ayudas no es más que un despilfarro sin sentido (before noun/delante del nombre) a giveaway budget un presupuesto que beneficia al contribuyente (rebajando impuestos etc) at giveaway prices a precio de regalo 2.2 (sth easily done, obtained) that last question was a giveaway la última pregunta estaba regalada or tirada [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- At the ABC's internal local radio awards, the gong for best promotion went to a giveaway of a free trip to France.
- Free giveaways for the first 100 people at each campus.
- That probably doesn't mean shattered windows and office occupations, but more likely petitions and free food giveaways like one held last March.
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...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.