- 1 1.1 (tablet) pastilla (f), píldora (f) a bitter pill to swallow un trago amargo to sugar o sweeten the pill dorar la píldoraMore example sentences1.2 (contraceptive) the Pill la píldora (anticonceptiva) to be/go on the Pill tomar/empezar* a tomar la píldora
- He was a very bright, socially sensitive, and insightful young man whose complaint was that he could not swallow pills or capsules.
- Laxatives come as syrups, powders, and also as pills, which are swallowed or put inside the anus.
- Your doctor may also ask you if you take any medicines such as birth control pills, laxatives or diet pills.
- 2 (boring, ineffectual person) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial, dated/familiar, anticuado], pelmazo (masculine) [colloquial/familiar], pesado, (masculine, feminine)
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 Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.