- to dry yo friego y tú secas I'll wash and you dry ponlo a secar al sol put it out in the sun to dry
secarse v pron
- 1 1.1 to dry este pegamento se seca enseguida this glue dries o/or sets straightaway se me ha secado la garganta my throat's gone really dry se me seca mucho la piel my skin gets very dry 1.2 [herida] to heal (up) 1.3 [tierra] to dry up; [planta/hierba] to dry up 1.4 [río/pozo/fuente] to dry up 1.5 [arroz/guiso] to go dry el pollo se ha secado demasiado the chicken has dried out o/or gone dry
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...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.