There are 2 translations of seco in English:

seco1

(-ca)

adj

  • 1 1.1[estar] [ropa/platos/pintura] dry manténgase en lugar seco store in a dry place tengo la boca/garganta seca my mouth/throat is dry 1.2[estar] [planta/tierra] dry el campo está sequísimo the countryside o land is really dry o parched 1.3[estar] [río/pozo] dry 1.4[estar] [arroz/pollo] dry el pescado estuvo demasiado tiempo en el horno y está muy seco the fish was in the oven for too long so it's got(ten) very dry 1.5[ser] [clima/región] dry
  • 3[ser] (no graso) [piel/pelo] dry
  • 4[ser] (no dulce) [vino/licor/vermú] dry
  • 7 (en locs) en seco [frenar] sharply, suddenly me paró en seco he stopped me dead o he stopped me in my tracks el coche paró en seco the car stopped dead limpieza en seco dry cleaning a secas [familiar/colloquial], quíteme el 'doctor', llámeme Roberto a secas there's no need to call me 'doctor', just call me (plain) Roberto le dijo que no, así a secas she gave him a straight 'no' pan así a secas no me apetece I don't feel like eating just bread on its own like that le pidió mil dólares así, a secas he just asked him for a thousand dollars outright o straight out, he asked him for a thousand dollars, just like that dejar a algn seco [familiar/colloquial] to kill sb stone dead [colloquial/familiar] seco para algo (Chi) [familiar/colloquial], el hijo le salió seco para la física her son turned out to be brilliant o a whiz at physics [colloquial/familiar] es seco para el garabato he has a great line in swear words [colloquial/familiar] tener seco a algn (Col, RPl) [familiar/colloquial], este tipo me tiene seca I'm up to here with o I'm sick and tired of this guy [colloquial/familiar] tomarse algo al seco (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] to down sth o knock sth back (in one go) [colloquial/familiar]

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There are 2 translations of seco in English:

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(Col)

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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.