- 1 1.1 [síntoma/mancha] to appear los carteles han aparecido en diversos puntos de la ciudad the posters have appeared in various parts of the city los tesoros arqueológicos que han ido apareciendo durante la excavación the archaeological treasures which have appeared o/or turned up during the dig 1.2 [objeto perdido] to turn up ¿aparecieron tus llaves? have your keys turned up yet? hizo aparecer un ramo de flores he produced a bouquet of flowers 1.3 (en un documento) to appear mi nombre no aparece en la lista my name doesn't appear on the list, my name isn't on the list una cara que aparece mucho en las portadas de las revistas a face that often appears o/or features on the covers of magazines 1.4 [revista] to come out; [libro] to come out, be published
- 2 [persona] 2.1 [familiar/colloquial] (llegar) to appear, turn up, show up 2.2 [familiar/colloquial] (dejarse ver) to appear, show up [familiar/colloquial] no ha vuelto a aparecer por aquí he hasn't shown his face round here again 2.3 (en un espectáculo) [personaje/actor] to appear apareció en dos o tres películas he was in o/or he appeared in two or three movies
- 3 [literario/literary] (parecer) to seem todo aparecía como un sueño borroso it all seemed like a hazy dream el programa de explotación aparecía oscuro the operating program did not seem clear
aparecerse v pron
- 1.1 [fantasma/aparición]aparecerse
aalgn to appear tosb su padre se le apareció en sueños his father appeared to him in his dreams 1.2 (América Latina/Latin America) [familiar/colloquial], [persona] to turn up se apareció de vaqueros she turned up o/or showed up in jeans ¡y no te vuelvas a aparecer por aquí! and don't you dare show your face round here again!
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.