- 1 1.1 (de un líquido) drink, swig toma un trago de agua have a drink o swig of water dame un traguito para probar let me try a sip o a drop se bebió el vermut de un trago she downed her vermouth in one gulp o (BrE) in one go 1.2 (esp AmL) [familiar/colloquial], (bebida alcohólica) drink ¿vamos a tomar un trago? shall we go for a drink? son muy aficionados al trago they like o they're very fond of their drink, they drink a lot es de or tiene muy malos tragos (Col) [familiar/colloquial] he gets really nasty when he's had a few [colloquial/familiar] un trago largo a long drink
- 2 2.1 (experiencia) ha pasado un trago amargo con lo del divorcio he's had a rough time o (BrE) been through a rough patch with the divorce ese sí que fue un mal trago that really was an awful experience 2.2 (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] (de una persona) ¡vaya trago que tiene la tía! that woman takes some putting up with! [colloquial/familiar]
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...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.