- (esp AmE) metedura (f) or (AmL tb) metida (f) de pata [familiar/colloquial] to make a blooper meter la pata [familiar/colloquial], tirarse una plancha [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences
- If it were solely a matter of the site blooper, then the error might be put down to dumbness and naivety.
- Explains the author, ‘The whole treasure trove of howlers suggests the bloopers demonstrate equal opportunity zaniness.’
- From small-town schools to urban mega-companies, every Nutcracker production is unique, and so are its bloopers and blunders.
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...
The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.