- 1.1 [coche/motor] aceleró el coche (en marcha) he accelerated (sin desplazarse) he revved the engine o/or car (up) 1.2 [proceso/cambio] to speed up; [paso] to quicken acelera el paso, que es tarde walk a bit faster, it's getting late el gobierno ha acelerado la marcha de las reformas the government has speeded up o/or stepped up the pace of the reforms 1.3 [Física/Physics] to accelerate
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.