Translation of lake in Spanish:

lake

Pronunciation: /leɪk/

n

  • lago (m) milk/wine lake (BrE) [EU] excedentes (mpl) de leche/vino go (and) jump in a lake! [colloquial/familiar] ¡vete a freír espárragos! [familiar/colloquial]
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    • 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.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.