- 1 (este día) today hoy es mi cumpleaños it's my birthday today, today's my birthday hoy hace un año que nos conocimos it was a year ago today that we first met ¿a qué or cuánto estamos hoy? what's the date today?, what's today's date? hasta el día de hoy no hemos vuelto a saber de ella we haven't heard from her from that day to this, we haven't heard from her since le voy a escribir, de hoy no pasa I'm going to write to her today no matter what hoy mismo empiezo el régimen I'm starting my diet right away, today, I'm starting my diet today ¿este pan es de hoy? it this today's bread?, is this bread fresh (today)? de or desde hoy en adelante from today onward(s), as from today, starting today de hoy en un mes lo sabremos we'll know by this time next month vuelva usted de hoy en un mes come back a month from today basta por hoy let's call it a day [colloquial/familiar], that's enough for today o for one day
- 2 2.1 (refiriéndose a la actualidad) today, nowadays la juventud de hoy no lo entiende young people nowadays o the youth of today don't understand 2.2 (en locs) hoy (en) día nowadays, these days hoy por hoy at this precise moment, at this moment in time hoy por ti, mañana por mí you can do the same for me one day
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...
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.