- 1 1.1 [dinero] (guardar) to save; (pagar de menos) to save el dinero que hemos ahorrado para cuando me jubile the money we've set aside o/or put by o/or saved for my retirement compre dos y ahorre 500 pesos buy two and save 500 pesos 1.2 [energía/agua] to save para ahorrar tiempo to save time quiero ahorrar energías para el viernes I want to save o/or conserve my energy for Friday los atacó a todos sin ahorrar críticas a su propio equipo he attacked everyone without sparing his own team (from criticism)
- to save si lo quieres comprar vas a tener que ahorrar if you want to buy it you're going to have to save up o/or save some money en lugar de ahorrar se lo gasta todo en discos instead of saving (his money) he spends it all on records
ahorrarse v pron(enfático/emphatic)
- 1.1 [dinero] to save (oneself) 1.2 [disgusto/viaje] to save oneself; [molestia] to spare oneself, save oneself si no se lo cuentas te ahorrarás problemas you'll save yourself a lot of trouble if you don't tell him te podrías haber ahorrado el viaje you could have saved yourself the trip
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Pulque is a thick, white, Mexican alcoholic drink made from fermented maguey juice; the sacred drink of the Aztecs. It is drunk without being aged, sometimes with added fruit or vegetable juice. Pulquerías are bars where it is drunk.