- 1.1 (en una calle) corner en la calle Princesa, esquina (a) Altamirano on the corner of Princesa (Street) and Altamirano volver or doblar la esquina to go round o/or turn the corner el café hace esquina con la plaza the cafe is on the corner of the square 1.2 [Deporte/Sport] saca de esquina Gómez Gómez takes the corner (kick) a la vuelta de la esquina (literal) around the corner (muy cerca) just around the corner las Navidades ya están a la vuelta de la esquina Christmas is just around the corner
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.