- 1.1 (tontería, insignificancia) lo que dijo fue una ridiculez what he said was ridiculous o/or just plain stupid ¡qué ridiculez! that's ridiculous o ludicrous o absurd! es una ridiculez pelearse por tan poca cosa it's absurd o ridiculous o ludicrous to fight over such a minor thing le pagan una ridiculez they pay her a pittance pagué una ridiculez por esto I paid next to nothing for this 1.2 (cualidad) absurdity, ridiculousness
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...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.