- 1 [Música/Music] to dance salir a bailar to go out dancing la sacó a bailar he asked her to dance ¿bailas? or ¿quieres bailar? do you want o/or would you like to dance? bailar suelto to dance (without holding on to one's partner, as at a discotheque) bailar agarrado to dance (holding on to one's partner) otro que tal baila [familiar/colloquial] another one who's just as bad ¡que me quiten lo bailado or bailao! [familiar/colloquial] I'm going to enjoy myself while I can feo1
- 3 [familiar/colloquial] (estar flojo) (+ me/te/le etc) tus zapatos me quedan bailando your shoes are miles too big for me [familiar/colloquial]
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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.