- 1.1 [dinero/joyas/botín] to recover, get back; [pérdidas] to recoup recuperamos las joyas pero no el dinero we got the jewels back o/or we recovered the jewels but not the money por fin recuperé todos los libros que había prestado I finally got back all the books I'd lent out 1.2 [vista] to recover recuperó la salud she got well again, she recovered pasé unos días en cama para recuperar fuerzas I stayed in bed for a couple of days to get my strength back nunca recuperó la confianza en sí mismo he never regained o/or recovered his self-confidence 1.3 (compensar) recuperar el tiempo perdido to make up for lost time el sábado recuperaremos la clase de hoy we'll make up today's lesson on Saturday tuve que recuperar los días que estuve enfermo I had to make up (for) the days I was off sick 1.4 [delincuente] to rehabilitate 1.5 [examen/asignatura] to retake, to make up (inglés norteamericano/American English) to resit (inglés británico/British English) 1.6 [Informática/Computing] to undelete
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...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.