- 1.1 (on table) cubierto (masculine)More example sentences1.2 (cutlery set) juego (m) individual de cubiertos; (crockery set) juego (m) de vajilla para un comensal
- She also mentions that when confused by a complicated place setting, one should use the cutlery from the outside and then work in towards the plate.
- I daintily set mine on the tray provided, careful not to let it spill onto the puffy place setting.
- There will have to be a third place setting at the table in the candlelit restaurant and an extra complimentary pass will be needed at the night club.
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...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.