- 1.1 [familiar/colloquial] (disgusto) estaba con un sofoco terrible I was very upset o [colloquial/familiar] worked up 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (vergüenza) embarrassment ¡qué sofoco me has hecho pasar! you really embarrassed me! 1.3 (por el calor) suffocation (en la menopausia) hot flash (AmE) hot flush (BrE)
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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...