Translation of betún in English:

betún

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 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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Cultural fact of the day

The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the Guardia Civil.