- 1 (América Latina/Latin America) 1.1 [familiar/colloquial] (sacudida violenta) shake, shaking me agarró del brazo y me dio un sacudón he grabbed me by the arm and shook me 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (de un terremoto) tremor; (de un vehículo) lurch, jolt, jerk tuvimos unos cuantos sacudones durante el vuelo the plane lurched a few times during the flight el coche avanzaba a sacudones the car lurched o jolted o jerked forward
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...
The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.