- quilla (f) on an even keel to keep sth on an even keel mantener* la estabilidad de algo to get sth back on an even keel restablecer* el equilibrio de algo the economy is now on an even keel la economía se ha estabilizado
keel overv + adv
- 1.1 (capsize) [ship] volcar(se)* 1.2 (collapse) [colloquial/familiar] [person] caer* redondo [familiar/colloquial], desplomarse
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...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.