- 1 1.1 (cilindro hueco) tube lo mandan en un tubo de cartón they send it in a cardboard tube como por (entre) un tubo (América Latina/Latin America) [familiar/colloquial], pasó la prueba como por un tubo he sailed o/or waltzed through the test [familiar/colloquial] fue como por entre un tubo it was dead easy o/or a cinch [familiar/colloquial] mandar a algn por un tubo (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to send sb packing [familiar/colloquial] por un tubo (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial], sabe geografía por un tubo she knows a phenomenal o/or massive amount about geography había gente por un tubo there were loads o/or stacks of people there [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (del órgano) pipe
- 2 [Electricidad/Electricity] [Física/Physics] tube
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...
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.