Translation of betún in English:

betún

m

  • 1 (para el calzado) shoe polish dales betún a esos zapatos give those shoes a polish, put some polish on those shoes, polish those shoes quedar a la altura del betún (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial], si te descubren quedarás a la altura del betún if you're found out you'll look really bad me olvidé de su cumpleaños y quedé a la altura del betún I forgot her birthday, it was so embarrassing!

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Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.