- 1 [enfermo] seriously ill; [herida] serious; [enfermedad] serious está en estado grave or está grave she is seriously ill su estado es grave his condition is serious
- 2 [situación/suceso] serious; [problema/asunto] serious fue un error grave it was a serious o/or [formal] grave error
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.