nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 1.1 (con un trapo) wipe; (de barniz, cera) coat dale otra pasada de pintura give it another coat of paint con dos pasadas con la plancha queda perfecta just give it a quick run over with the iron o/or (inglés británico/British English) a quick iron and it'll be fine 1.2 (en labores) row 1.3 (paso) de pasada, solo se refirió al tema de pasada he only touched on the subject in passing, he only made a passing reference to the subject de pasada voy a parar a comprar cigarrillos I'll stop off on the way and buy some cigarettes estuvo de pasada, no se quedó mucho rato he was just passing (by), he didn't stay long hacerle or jugarle una mala pasada a algn to play a dirty trick on sb
- 2 (España/Spain) [argot], (abuso) rip off [familiar/colloquial] ¿30 euros por eso? ¡qué pasada! 30 euros for that? what a rip off! [familiar/colloquial] tratarlo así fue una pasada you went too far treating him like that [familiar/colloquial]
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 National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the