- 1.1 (smooth stone) guijarro (m), piedrecita (f) or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) piedrita (feminine) not to be the only pebble on the beach (British English/inglés británico) he's not the only pebble on the beach no es el único hombre ( or candidato etc), hay mucho más donde elegir (before noun/delante del nombre) pebble beach playa (feminine) de guijarrosMore example sentences1.2 (rock crystal) cristal (masculine) de roca; (before noun/delante del nombre) [glasses] de cristales gruesos, de culo or (Chile) de poto de botella [colloquial/familiar]
- We had sediments, river mud, pebbles rounded by water action, even the remains of aquatic plants on the site.
- It's a lovely place and we walked across stepping stones and skimmed pebbles in the river.
- They consist of particulate rocks that vary in size from sand to pebbles and cobbles.
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...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.