- 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...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.