- uncountable/no numerable [colloquial/familiar] tonterías (fpl), chorradas (fpl) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], pendejadas (feminine plural) (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar], pavadas (feminine plural) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar], leseras (feminine plural) (Chile) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- Trust me, these ‘get rich quick’ advertisements are pure bull, guff and hogwash!
- As you can see, all this advice being offered by these so-called ‘online experts’ is nothing but hogwash and claptrap.
- This is hogwash and this isn't true.
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...
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.