- 1 1.1 (renombre, celebridad) fame alcanzar/conquistar la fama to achieve/win fame una marca de fama mundial a world-famous brand los vinos que han dado fama a la región the wines which have made the region famous 1.2 (reputación) reputation tener buena/mala fama to have a good/bad reputation es un barrio de mala fama it's a disreputable area su fama de don Juan his reputation as a womanizer tiene fama de ser muy severo he has a reputation for being very strict cría fama y échate a dormir (hablando de mala fama) once you have a bad reputation it is very difficult to get rid of it, give a dog a bad name (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] (hablando de buena fama) people think they can rest on their laurels unos cobran la fama y otros cardan la lana (refiriéndose a un logro) I/you do all the work and he gets/they get all the credit (refiriéndose a un error, una travesura) I always get the blame when you do/he does something wrong
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.