- 1 [formal] 1.1 (informar) to inform siento mucho tener que comunicarle que … I regret to inform you that … se comunica a los señores socios que … shareholders should note that … le comunicaron la noticia por teléfono they informed him of o told him o gave him the news over the telephone acaban de comunicarnos el resultado we have just been informed of o given o told the result 1.2 (AmL) (por teléfono) [persona] to put … through ¿me comunica con la sección de ventas? can you put me through to the sales department?
- 2 (transmitir) 2.1 [optimismo/entusiasmo] to convey, communicate, transmit; [miedo] to communicate, transmit 2.2 [conocimientos] to impart, pass on; [información] to convey, communicate intenté comunicarles mis ideas I tried to tell them my ideas 2.3 [Fís] [fuerza/movimiento] to transmit, impart; [calor] to transmit
- 1 (Esp) 1.1 (ponerse en contacto) comunicar
conalgn to get in touch o contact withsb estoy intentando comunicar con él I'm trying to get in contact o touch with him marque el número del abonado con el que desee comunicar dial the number you require o the number of the person you wish to speak to 1.2 [teléfono] to be busy (AmE) o (BrE) engaged está comunicando it's busy o engaged
comunicarse v pron
- 1 1.1 (recípr) (relacionarse) to communicate se comunican por señas they communicate using sign language se comunican en alemán they talk to each other o they communicate in German comunicarse
conalgn to communicate withsb siempre le ha resultado difícil comunicarse con los demás he has always had problems communicating with o relating to people 1.2 (ponerse en contacto) comunicarse conalgn to get in touch o in contact withsb
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...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.