- 1.1 (30 minutes) media hora (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [journey/show] de media hora it's a good half hour walk queda a una media hora larga andandoMore example sentences1.2 (30 minutes past hour) trains leave every hour on the half hour los trenes salen a y media cada hora
- They had just been walking around for the past half-hour looking for a way out.
- Nevertheless, having more than survived the following half-hour, next day you want to do it again.
- The entire sequence takes a good half-hour of screen time, by the end of which you are entirely confused.
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.