- 1 1.1 (de un cuchillo, una espada) cutting edge, blade este cuchillo no tiene mucho filo this knife doesn't cut very well o/or isn't very sharp le voy a dar filo I'm going to sharpen it hacía un viento como el filo de un cuchillo there was a biting wind arma caminar por or pisar el filo de la navaja to be on a knife-edge a or de medio filo (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] tipsy [familiar/colloquial] darle filo a algn (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] to suck up to sb [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (de una montaña) ridge 1.3 (borde) edge el filo de la mesa the edge of the table al filo de las siete at seven o'clock sharp, on the dot of seven o'clock
- 3 (América Latina/Latin America) [familiar/colloquial] (hambre) tengo un filo enorme I'm ravenous o/or starved [familiar/colloquial], I'm starving (inglés británico/British English) [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...
The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.