- 1.1 [sol/luz] to shine; [estrella] to shine, sparkle; [zapatos/suelo/metal] to shine, gleam; [diamante] to sparkle le brillaba el pelo her hair shone al verlo le brillaron los ojos de alegría when she saw him her eyes lit up with joy para que su vajilla brille, use … for sparkling dishes, use … te brilla la nariz your nose is shiny 1.2 [inteligencia/cualidad] to shine nunca brilló en sus estudios he never shined (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) shone as a student, he was never a brilliant student
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...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.