- 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)
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.