- 1.1 [Mythology/Mitología] the Underworld el infierno, el averno [literary/literario]More example sentences1.2 (criminals) the underworld el hampa, los bajos fondos
- To gain entrance to this forbidden domain she threatened to break down the gates of the underworld, free the dead and devour the living.
- She also guides Persephone to the underworld and back twice a year and thus has a part to play in the seasons.
- During the last six millennia, the hero's journey to the underworld of the dead has been a main part of epic storylines.
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.