- 1 1.1 (pormenor) detail sin entrar en detalles without going into details describe el paisaje con todo detalle he describes the scenery in great detail para más detalles, diríjase a la oficina de información for further details, please apply to the information office es muy simpática y para más detalles soltera she's very nice and, not only that o/or what's more, she's single no perdimos detalle de lo que pasó we didn't miss a thing no me dio detalles he didn't go into detail 1.2 (elemento decorativo) detail los detalles de la bóveda son de estilo mozárabe the detail on the dome is Mozarabic in style chaqueta de lana con detalles en cuero woollen jacket with leather trimmings
- 2 2.1 (pequeño regalo) siempre que viene trae algún detalle whenever he comes he brings a little gift o/or a little something 2.2 (atención, gesto) nice ( o/or thoughtful etc) gesture ¡qué detalle! se acordó de mi cumpleaños how thoughtful o/or sweet of her to remember my birthday! tuvo el detalle de llamar para ver cómo me había ido he phoned to see how I had got on, which was very thoughtful of him ¡qué detalle! dejarme una flor en el escritorio what a nice touch o/or gesture, she left me a flower on my desk era una persona llena de detalles he was full of thoughtful little gestures
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.