- smile una sonrisa forzada a forced smile siempre tiene la sonrisa en los labios she's always smiling, she always has a smile on her face con una sonrisa de oreja a oreja grinning from ear to ear sin perder la sonrisa without losing her smile se le heló la sonrisa en los labios the smile froze on his lips
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.