- 1 1.1 [Física/Physics] [Fotografía/Photography] [Matemáticas/Mathematics] focus la foto/la imagen está fuera de foco (América Latina/Latin America) the photo/picture is out of focus sentirse fuera de foco (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to feel out of place 1.2 (centro, núcleo) focus foco de infección source of infection el foco de atención the focus of attention fue el foco de las miradas de todo el mundo everybody's eyes were focused on him
- 2 2.1 [Cine/Cinema] [Teatro/Theatre] (reflector) spotlight; (en un estadio, monumento) floodlight 2.2 (América Latina/Latin America) [Automovilismo/Cars] light 2.3 (Ec, Méx, Per) (bombilla) light bulb se me/le prendió el foco (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] I/she had a bright idea o a brain wave o (inglés norteamericano/American English) a brainstorm [familiar/colloquial] 2.4 (América Central/Central America) (linterna) flashlight (inglés norteamericano/American English) torch (inglés británico/British English)
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.