transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 2 2.1 (glide over) [water/treetops] pasar casi rozando the ducks skimmed the surface of the pond los patos volaron casi rozando la superficie del estanque he did no more than skim the surface of the problem no hizo más que tocar el problema muy por encima 2.2 (throw) to skim stones hacer* cabrillas, hacer* patitos (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) (Mexico/México) , hacer* pan y quesito (Colombia)
- 4 [Finance] [credit card/debit card] clonar
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
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...
Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.