- 1.1 [Anat] brain estrujarse el cerebro [familiar/colloquial] to rack one's brains [colloquial/familiar] lavarle el cerebro a algn to brainwash sb 1.2 (persona) brains [colloquial/familiar] el cerebro de la operación the person who masterminded the operation, the brains behind the operation ser un cerebro or cerebrito [familiar/colloquial] to be brainy o a brain box [colloquial/familiar]
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.