- 1 [Botánica/Botany] [Cocina/Cookery] tomato salsa de tomate tomato sauce agarrar algo para el lado de los tomates (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] to take sth the wrong way estar/ponerse (colorado) como un tomate (sonrojarse) to be/turn as red as a beet (inglés norteamericano/American English) to be/go as red as a beetroot (inglés británico/British English) (quemarse) to be/turn as red as a lobster ¡toma tu tomate! (Venezuela) [familiar/colloquial] put that in your pipe and smoke it! [familiar/colloquial]
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Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.