- 1 1.1 (para comer) chocolate una pastilla or barra de chocolate a bar of chocolate sirvieron unos chocolates con el café (América Latina/Latin America) they gave us chocolates with our coffee ¡chocolate por la noticia! (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] you don't say! [irónico/ironic] 1.2 (bebida) hot chocolate darle a algn agua or una sopa de su propio chocolate (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to give sb a taste of his/her own medicine 1.3(de) color chocolate chocolate-colored (inglés norteamericano/American English) chocolate-coloured (inglés británico/British English)
- 3 (Chile) [familiar/colloquial], (sangre) blood sacarle chocolate a algn (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to make sb bleed
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.