- 1 (material) wool; (vellón, pelambre) fleece lana de alpaca alpaca wool una madeja de lana a skein of wool usó tres lanas distintas she used three different wools o/or kinds of wool una bufanda de lana a wool o woolen o [familiar/colloquial] woolly scarf tela de lana woolen cloth, wool no son de nylon, son de lana they're not nylon, they're wool ir (a) por lana y volver trasquilado to be hoist by one's own petard unos cardan la lana y otros cobran la fama some do all the work and others get all the credit
lana de acero
lana de vidrio
- new wool pura lana virgen pure new wool
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...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.