- 2 (underwear) (BrE) 2.1 (men's) calzoncillos (mpl), calzones (mpl) (Méx) , interiores (mpl) (Col, Ven) to catch sb with his pants down [colloquial/familiar] agarrar or (esp Esp) coger* a algn desprevenido 2.2 (women's) panties 2.3 (BrE) [slang/argot], (nonsense) tonterías (fpl), pendejadas (fpl) (AmL exc CS) [familiar/colloquial], chorradas (fpl) (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], pavadas (fpl) (RPl) [familiar/colloquial], leseras (fpl) (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] 2.4 (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], (rubbish) porquería (f) the film was pants la película fue una porquería
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.