- 1.1 (de relaciones) breaking-off; (de un contrato) breach, breaking el incidente provocó la ruptura de las relaciones diplomáticas the incident led to a break in o/or to the breaking-off of diplomatic relations, the incident led to diplomatic relations being broken off esa fue la causa de la ruptura de las negociaciones that was what caused the negotiations to be broken off una ruptura entre ambas empresas a break o/or [formal] rupture between the two companies la ruptura del contrato traería consecuencias muy graves breaking the contract would have very serious consequences su ruptura con Ernesto her breakup with Ernesto tras la ruptura de su matrimonio after the breakup of his marriage esta ruptura con el pasado this break with the past 1.2 [Deporte/Sport] (en tenis) service break, break of serve
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.