- 1 1.1 (defecto) flaw una falla en el tejido a flaw o defect in the fabric la pieza tenía una falla the part was defective 1.2 [Geol] fault 1.3 (AmL) (fallo) debido a una falla del motor because of an engine fault debe haber una falla en el motor there must be something wrong with the engine hubo muchas fallas de organización it was badly organized, there were a lot of organizational mix-ups por una falla del personal médico because of a mistake o blunder by medical staff ¡no hay falla! (AmC) [familiar/colloquial] don't worry!, no problem!, never mind!
- 2 2.1 (AmL) [familiar/colloquial], (lástima) pity, shame una falla que no haya podido venir a pity o shame she couldn't come [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 (Col) [Educ] day's absence (from school)
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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.