- lago (masculine) milk/wine lake (British English/inglés británico) [European Union/Unión Europea] excedentes (masculine plural) de leche/vino go (and) jump in a lake! [colloquial/familiar] ¡vete a freír espárragos! [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- The story is all the more remarkable when you take into account the size of Europe's wine lake and the stiff competition in today's crushingly crowded fine wine market.
- The grape spirit market was in decline, too, so the EC wine lake was overflowing.
- Critics say it has resulted in the grotesque and immoral destruction of produce - those wine lakes and butter mountains - to keep prices artificially high.
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...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.