nombre masculino/masculine noun
- shoe zapatos bajos or planos or (México/Mexico) de piso low-heeled o/or flat shoes zapatos de tacón high heels, high-heeled shoes zapatos de taco alto (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) high heels, high-heeled shoes como un chico/niño con zapatos nuevos like a child with a new toy sacarse los zapatos (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] (para algo malo) to go too far (para algo bueno) to excel oneself cada uno sabe dónde le aprieta el zapato each person knows where his own problems lie
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.