- 1 [Med] fever tener fiebre to be feverish, to have a fever (esp AmE) to have o run a temperature (esp BrE) le bajó la fiebre his fever o temperature came down
- 2 (furor) su fiebre por las motos his obsession with o passion for motorcycles de vez en cuando le da la fiebre de la limpieza from time to time he goes crazy and starts cleaning the whole house [colloquial/familiar], from time to time he gets the cleaning bug [colloquial/familiar]
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...
The name of Spain's state-run post office is correos. Stamps can be bought in an estanco, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office (estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system.