n (pl -toes)
- 1.1 (of family, organization, school) lema (m), divisa (f) live for the moment, that's my motto vive el momento, ese es mi lemaMore example sentences1.2 (BrE) (in cracker — wise sentence) máxima (f); (— riddle) adivinanza (f); (— joke) chiste (m)
- His family motto epitomises the Giffards' traditional love of hunting.
- Mark and I have also developed many skills over the years so make do and mend is a bit of a family motto.
- Above a door he spots a shield with the Montgomerie family motto - ‘Guard Yourself Well’.
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...
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.