- 1 1.1 [TV] screen [Inf] monitor pantalla de radar radar screen aparecer en pantalla to appear on screen hacer pantalla (Col) [familiar/colloquial] to show off [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 [Cin] screen pantalla de proyección projection screen llevar la novela a la pantalla to do a screen adaptation of the novel, to make a film of the novel pequeño1
- 2 2.1 (de una lámpara) shade 2.2 (de la chimenea) fireguard 2.3 (cobertura) front la tienda hace de pantalla para sus negocios ilegales the store serves as a front for his illegal activities
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.