- 1 [Medicina/Medicine] fever tener fiebre to be feverish, to have a fever (especialmente inglés norteamericano/especially American English) to have o/or run a temperature (especialmente inglés británico/especially British English) le bajó la fiebre his fever o/or temperature came down
- 2 (furor) su fiebre por las motos his obsession with o/or 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 [familiar/colloquial], from time to time he gets the cleaning bug [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.