- 1.1 [ejército/fuerzas] to invade los manifestantes invadieron la plaza the demonstrators poured into the square los turistas que invaden el pueblo cada verano the tourists who invade the town each summer una plaga de langostas invadió la plantación the plantation was overrun by a plague of locusts el virus invade todo el organismo the virus invades the whole organism la televisión invade nuestros hogares television is invading our homes 1.2 [espacio aéreo/aguas] to enter, encroach upon había invadido nuestras aguas jurisdiccionales it had encroached upon o/or entered our territorial waters el autobús invadió la calzada contraria the bus went onto the wrong side of the road el gobierno invadió las atribuciones del poder judicial the government encroached upon the powers of the judiciary 1.3 [tristeza/alegría] to overcome, overwhelm se sintió invadido de una sensación de angustia he felt overcome by o/or filled with a feeling of anxiety
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.