- vida (f) once in a lifetime una vez en la vida the opportunity of a lifetime la oportunidad de su ( or mi etc) vida it won't happen in my lifetime no lo verán mis ojos, no sucederá mientras yo viva a lifetime's experience toda una vida de experiencia it will give you a lifetime's service le durará toda la vida the work of a lifetime o a lifetime's work el trabajo de toda una vida we waited for what seemed a lifetime estuvimos esperando una eternidad the lifetime of a machine la vida útil de una máquina in the lifetime of this parliament durante la presente legislatura (before n) [appointment] vitalicio a once-in-a-lifetime chance una oportunidad única (en la vida) or irrepetible lifetime guarantee garantía (f) para toda la vida he received a lifetime achievement award recibió un premio en reconocimiento a su trayectoriaMore example sentences
- But, in imposing the lifetime ban, the chairman of the bench said the measure was necessary to protect other animals.
- Our wars have taken from us the men and women we honor today and every hour of the lifetimes they had hoped to live.
- Detention without any charges and without any court review can last an entire lifetime.
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.