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(España) [familiar]
  • 1.1 (para animar) See examples: ¡venga, date prisa! ¡venga, díselo que no te va a hacer nada! venga, mujer, no te pongas así ¡venga ya! [familiar]
    1.2venga/vengan (para exigir algo) See examples:, venga el lápiz que me quitaste
    let's have the pencil you took off me
    1.3 (expresando insistencia, repetición)venga a + infinitivo [familiar]y venga a protestar todo el día
    and they just kept o went on (and on) complaining all day long

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    Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.