- (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] to be a smasher estar* buenísimo [familiar/colloquial], estar* como un tren (Esp) [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences
- Since David McVicar's 2000 production was such a smasher, Scottish Opera has taken Puccini's Madama Butterfly back on tour, still with many of the original cast.
- The first studio album for 35 years from one of Britain's most influential blues/rock outfit is a smasher.
- The new album features some recent smashers; ‘In The Grind’ and ‘Forsaken Dreams’ and a lot of older classics like ‘Threshold’ and ‘Friday'.
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.