- 1.1 (unidad de peso) kilogram, kilo 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (gran cantidad) tengo kilos de or un kilo de cosas que hacer I have loads of o a whole load of things to do [colloquial/familiar] estar un kilo (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] to be great [colloquial/familiar] sudar un kilo (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to sweat blood, to work one's butt off (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], , to slog one's guts out (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 (Esp) [argot/slang], (de pesetas) million me costó un kilo/dos kilos I paid a million/two million (euros) for it
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...
Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.