- 1.1 (empellón) shove, push abrió la puerta de un empujón he pushed the door open a los empujones or a empujones, se abrieron paso a (los) empujones they shoved their way through subían al autobús a (los) empujones they were pushing and shoving their way onto the bus terminó los estudios a (los) empujones finishing his course was a struggle 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (para animar, incitar) prod [familiar/colloquial] si le damos un empujoncito seguro que viene if we give her a gentle prod o/or a little encouragement I'm sure she'll come necesitará un empujoncito para aprobar she'll need some prodding if she's going to pass voy a intentar darle un empujón al asunto I'm going to try to push things along a bit [familiar/colloquial]
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...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.