- 1 (trabajo) trade era carpintero de oficio he was a carpenter by trade aprender un oficio to learn a trade ser del oficio [familiar/colloquial] to be a hooker [slang/argot], to be on the game (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] gajes
- 3 [Relig] service, office los oficios de Semana Santa the Holy Week services o offices santo1
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.