retraerse v pron
- 1.1 (retirarse) to withdraw se retrajo a su casa de campo she withdrew o/or retired to her house in the country el caracol se retrae en su concha the snail withdraws into its shell se retrae de la gente que no conoce bien when he's with people he doesn't know well he withdraws into his shell o/or into himself, he's very shy with people he doesn't know well 1.2 [demanda] to reduce, fall
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.