- 1.1 [coche/puerta/columpio] to push lo empujaron contra la pared they pushed him (up) against the wall el viento empujaba la barca hacia la orilla the wind was blowing o/or carrying the boat toward(s) the shore ¡empújame! give me a push! 1.2 (incitar, presionar) to spur … on; (obligar) to force no tenía ganas, pero yo la empujé un poco she didn't feel like it, but I talked her into it o/or I spurred her on a bit 1.3 [Tecnología/Technology] to drive
- 1.1 (hacer presión) to push empujar push empuja tú de tu lado you push from your side un actor joven que viene empujando fuerte [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] a young actor who is making quite an impression 1.2 (dar empellones) to push, shove ¡sin empujar! stop pushing! todo el mundo empujaba para entrar everybody was pushing and shoving to get in
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...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.