adj or adj inv
- alert tenemos que estar alerta(s) we have to be on the alert mantener el ojo alerta to keep watch, keep an eye out [familiar/colloquial] mantener el oído alerta to keep one's ears open
The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.