- 1 [recipiente/producto/mezcla] to contain la carta contenía acusaciones muy serias the letter contained some very serious accusations contiene lanolina contains lanolin
- 2 (parar, controlar) [infección/epidemia] to contain [respiración] to hold [risa/lágrimas] to contain [formal], to hold back [invasión/revuelta] to contain la policía intentaba contener a la gente the police tried to hold back o contain o restrain the crowd dejó estallar aquella furia contenida he let out all that pent up o bottled up rage
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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...
Café con leche is a coffee much more milky than might be expected, it is usually made with coffee and milk in equal proportions.