- 1.1 [Zool] liendre (f)More example sentences1.2 (idiot) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], idiota (mf), bobo, -ba (m,f) [familiar/colloquial], zonzo, -za (m,f) (AmL) [familiar/colloquial]
- Lice lay nits on hair shafts close to the skin's surface, where the temperature is perfect for keeping warm until they hatch.
- If you do not want to use these products, you have to pick the lice and nits out of the hair by hand or use a special comb to remove them.
- For an effective treatment for nits and hair lice, soak at least 20 seeds for an hour in warm water.
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.