- 1 1.1 (de la temperatura, del nivel) fall, drop; (de precios) fall el descenso del nivel de los embalses the drop in the level of the reservoirs ha habido un brusco descenso en los precios del crudo there has been a sharp fall in the price of crude oil el descenso en el número de accidentes the fall o/or decrease in the number of accidents 1.2 (desde una altura) descent iniciaremos el descenso en pocos minutos we shall begin our descent in a few minutes la carrera or prueba de descenso the downhill
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...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.