- 1.1 (estropear) el tiempo había ajado la pintura time had taken its toll on the paintwork aja las manos it makes your hands rough, it's rough on the hands 1.2 (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) (arrugar) to crease, to wrinkle (inglés norteamericano/American English) to crumple (inglés británico/British English)
ajarse v pron
- 1.1 (estropearse) la chaqueta se había ajado the jacket had worn se le ajaron las manos his hands became rough las flores se han ajado the flowers have withered 1.2 (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) (arrugarse) to get creased, to get wrinkled (inglés norteamericano/American English) to get crumpled (inglés británico/British English)
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...
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.