tornarse v pron
- [literario/literary] to become el general que se tornó dictador the general who became a dictator la situación se torna difícil the situation is becoming difficult tornarse
enalgo to turn intosth el problema se tornó en un conflicto internacional the problem developed o/or turned into an international conflict
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.