- (in literary work, movie) suspenso (masculine) or (Spain/España) suspense (masculine) the suspense is killing me! ¡la intriga or la incertidumbre me está matando! to keep sb in suspense mantener* a algn sobre ascuas or en viloMore example sentences
- I let out a heavy sigh and thought hard for a few seconds, unable to register anything except comic books and fiction suspense novels.
- Even though it's riddled with melodrama, this is still a high quality internal affairs suspense thriller.
- The mystery of these implicit questions heightens the novel's suspense.
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.