- 1.1 (alboroto, ruido) racket [familiar/colloquial], row [familiar/colloquial], ruckus (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (confusión) muddle, mess; (desorden) mess; (problemas) hassle [familiar/colloquial] me armo un jaleo con estas calles I get into a muddle o/or I get confused with these streets perdón por este jaleo, es que acabo de llegar de viaje excuse the mess, I've just got back from a trip 1.3 (actividad intensa) hemos tenido mucho jaleo en casa everything's been very hectic at home con todo el jaleo de la mudanza with all the upheaval of the move 1.4 (riña) brawl aquí no quiero jaleos I don't want any brawling here
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 Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.