- 1 1.1 (cinta) ribbon 1.2 (nudo decorativo) bow ¿te hago un lazo? shall I tie it in a bow for you? se puso un lazo en la cabeza she put a bow in her hair 1.3 (RPl) (medio nudo) knot le hizo el lazo del zapato he tied her shoelace 1.4 (Méx) (del matrimonio) cord with which the couple are symbolically united during the wedding ceremony
- 2 2.1 [Agr] lasso le echó el lazo al potro he lassoed the colt no echarle or tirarle un lazo a algn (Méx) [familiar/colloquial] not to give sb a second glance poner a algn como lazo de cochino (Méx) [familiar/colloquial] to give sb a dressing-down 2.2 (cuerda — para atar) (Col, Méx) rope (— para saltar) (Col) skip o jump rope (AmE) skipping rope (BrE) saltar lazo to skip rope (AmE) to skip (BrE) 2.3 (para cazar) snare, trap
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 name of Spain's state-run post office is correos. Stamps can be bought in an estanco, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office (estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system.