- 1 1.1 [Finanzas/Finance] bill (especialmente inglés norteamericano/especially American English) note (inglés británico/British English) billete chico or pequeño small denomination bill o/or note billete grande large denomination bill o/or note ¿no tiene un billete más chico? don't you have anything smaller? colecciona billetes viejos he collects old banknotes 1.2 (Andes, Venezuela) [familiar/colloquial], (dinero) money, dough [familiar/colloquial] trabaja aquí por el puro billete she only works here for the money o/or dough billete chico (Chile) [familiar/colloquial], gana el billete chico he earns a pittance o/or next to nothing billete grande (Chile) [familiar/colloquial], ando con billete grande I've got plenty of money [familiar/colloquial] cargado al billete (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] flush [familiar/colloquial]
- 2 2.1 (de lotería, rifa) ticket 2.2 (España/Spain) (de avión, barco, bus, tren) ticket reservar/sacar/pagar un billete to book/get/pay for a ticket 2.3 (España/Spain) (de museo, cine, circo) ticket no hay billetes sold out medio1
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.