- (esp BrE) manguera (f) (before n) hosepipe ban prohibición (f) de usar mangueras (durante una sequía)More example sentences
- The Environment Agency has advised people to start acting ‘water wise’ by taking showers instead of baths and avoiding hosepipes and car washing, but have stressed the problem is more acute in the south east.
- But his disgruntled neighbour filled the hole with cement and magistrates viewing CCTV footage from a camera set up by Mr Moore saw the two men armed with hosepipes facing each other across the dividing line.
- Water restrictions - banning the use of sprinklers and unattended hosepipes - have already been ordered by East Surrey Water and Hampshire could soon be forced to follow suit.
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...
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.