- (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], altavoz (masculine) or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) (alto)parlante (masculine) (de sistema de intercomunicación)More example sentences
- When a few more people had shown up, and there were twenty-five people in line, the door greeter - he's there to stop you stealing things - called on the squawk box for ‘all cashiers to come to the front.'
- Some humorous fellow sent his voice over the squawk box in imitation of submarine noises and shouted, ‘Dive!’
- ‘Yeah, I'm up at base now,’ he announced into his squawk box as he surveyed the field of well-fortified tents.
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.