- (American English/inglés norteamericano) to go on the lam [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] darse* a la fuga, escaparse he's still on the lam sigue fugitivo to take it on the lam darse* a la fuga, escaparseMore example sentences
- She, however, has lent it to a thief on the lam from the police.
- When the police come looking for him, he must go on the lam and try to piece together the last two years of his life using only the strange trinkets as clues.
- Taylor and Thomas also tell the story of a convict on the lam in Maine who hid from police in snowy woods.
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...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.