verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [melena/flequillo] (con un peine) to comb; (con un cepillo) to brush ven aquí que te peine come here and let me comb/brush your hair o/or [familiar/colloquial] do your hair 1.2 [peluquero] ¿quién te peina? who does your hair?
- 3 [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] [policía] to comb la policía peinó la zona the police combed the area o/or carried out a thorough search of the area
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (peinarse)
- 1.1 (reflexivo/reflexive) (con un peine) to comb one's hair; (con un cepillo) to brush one's hair no he tenido tiempo de peinarme I haven't had time to comb/brush my hair o/or [familiar/colloquial] do my hair 1.2 [melena/flequillo] to comb ¡péinate esas greñas! comb that mop! [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 (causativo) to have one's hair done siempre me peino en la misma peluquería I always have my hair done at the same salon
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...
Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.