- 1 1.1 [fam o leng infantil] (excremento) ¿has hecho caca? have you been to the bathroom (AmE) o (BrE) toilet? [euphemism/eufemismo], have you done a poop (AmE) o (BrE) a pooh? [used to or by children] el niño se ha hecho caca the baby needs changing, the baby's dirtied his diaper (AmE) o (BrE) nappy [colloquial/familiar] me hice caca I messed myself, I messed my pants caca de perro dog mess ¡no toques eso! ¡caca! don't touch that, it's dirty! 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (porquería) su último libro es una caca his last book is trash, his last book is rubbish o a load of rubbish (BrE) [colloquial/familiar]
- 2 (Méx) [familiar/colloquial], (suerte) luck ¡qué caca! that was lucky! o a stroke of luck! de pura caca alcancé el camión it was just pure luck that I caught the bus
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...
Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.