- 1.1 [confianza] to regain; [salud] to recover nunca recobró la confianza en sí mismo he never regained his self-confidence cuando recobró la vista when she recovered her sight cuando recobré el conocimiento or el sentido when I came to o round, when I regained consciousness tuvo que sentarse un rato para recobrar las fuerzas/el aliento she had to sit down for a while to get her strength/breath back la ciudad recobró ayer la normalidad the city returned to normal yesterday 1.2 [dinero/botín/joyas] to recover, retrieve 1.3 [ciudad/plaza fuerte] to recapture, retake
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...
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.