- 1.1 [persona] (copiar) to copy, imitate; (para reírse) to do an impression of, mimic, take off (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] se sentó y todos lo imitaron he sat down and everyone followed suit ¿la has visto imitar a la profesora? have you seen her doing her impression of the teacher o/or taking the teacher off? 1.2 [voz/gesto/estilo] to imitate; (para reírse) to imitate, mimic, take off (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] te imita el acento a la perfección he imitates your accent perfectly había imitado la firma de su padre she had forged her father's signature 1.3 (tener el aspecto de) to simulate un revestimiento de plástico imitando azulejos a tile-effect plastic covering
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...
The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.