- 1.1 (enthusiasm, eagerness) entusiasmo (masculine) her keenness to meet them was obvious era obvio que estaba deseando conocerlos 1.2 (of knife, blade) [literary/literario] lo afilado; (of wind) lo cortante 1.3 (of sight, hearing, mind, wit) agudeza (feminine) 1.4 [formal] (of pleasure, suffering, remorse) intensidad (feminine); (of competition) lo reñidoMore example sentences
- Bur rather than settle down and start producing a bland composite, he retains his enthusiasm and keenness to experiment.
- When I recall my early enthusiasm and keenness and compare it with three or four years later, I see a significant difference.
- At the end, I was greatly impressed by the smartness and keenness of all of them, and by the firmness and intelligence of their questions.
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...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.