- 1 1.1 [scalp/toe] picar* (+ me/te/le etc) my nose itches me pica la nariz my/her eyes itch me/le pican los ojos I itch all over me pica todo el cuerpoMore example sentences1.2 (be impatient, eager) [colloquial/familiar]to be itching to +
- They itch just like mosquito bites but without the big slow mosquito to squish.
- The bite itched like the world, but I resisted the urge to scratch it.
- Her head was itching like crazy and her hair felt lank and greasy.
inf/ forsth he was itching to tell her estaba que se moría por decírselo [familiar/colloquial] she is itching for a chance to appear on TV se muere or (Esp tb) se pirra por salir en la tele [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences
- But Royer was a bit restless and was itching to ratchet things up a notch.
- It was as if it was beckoning me outside and I itched to join it.
- It has strong European flavours and is itching to be taken seriously.
- 2 [wool/underwear] (cause irritation) picar*, hacer* picar
Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.