- 1.1 (physically) doloroso is it very painful? ¿duele mucho? 1.2 (mentally) [task] desagradable [reminder] doloroso it is my painful duty to inform you … tengo el doloroso deber de informarles … it was painful to watch her wasting away daba pena or lástima or era doloroso ver como se consumía 1.3 (bad) [colloquial/familiar] de pena [familiar/colloquial], pésimo his acting was really painful su actuación daba vergüenza ajena
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...
The name of Spain's state-run post office is correos. Stamps can be bought in an estanco, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office (estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system.