- to drink ¿quieres beber algo? do you want something to drink?, do you want a drink? bébelo a sorbos sip it bebía sus palabras mientras hablaba [literario/literary] he drank in her every word [literario/literary]
- to drink si bebes no conduzcas don't drink and drive últimamente le ha dado por beber recently he's taken to o/or started drinking ha bebido más de la cuenta he's had one too many, he's had too much to drink beber a la salud de algn to drink sb's health beber
poralgn to drink tosb, toast sb bebieron por los novios they drank to o/or toasted the bride and groom beber poralgo to drink tosth beber dealgo to drink fromsth bebimos del grifo we drank (straight) from the faucet (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) tap
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.