- 1 1.1 [Armas/Arms] pike poner una pica en Flandes to bring off a coup 1.2 [Tauromaquia/Bullfighting] lance, goad 1.3 (para cavar) pick, pickax (inglés norteamericano/American English) pickaxe (inglés británico/British English) echar pica y pala (Colombia) [familiar/colloquial] to work one's fingers to the bone [familiar/colloquial]
- 2 [Juegos/Games] 2.1 (carta) spade ¿tienes alguna pica? do you have a spade o/or any spades? 2.2(picas femenino plural)(palo) spades
- 3 (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial], (resentimiento) resentment hay mucha pica entre ellos there's a lot of resentment between them sacarle pica a algn (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to get on sb's nerves
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 CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.