- 1 1.1 (metal) lead soldado de plomo tin soldier 1.2 [argot/slang] (balas) lead [argot/slang] le llenaron el cuerpo de plomo they filled him with lead [argot/slang] ser más pesado que el plomo [familiar/colloquial], (ser latoso) to be a real pain in the neck [familiar/colloquial] (ser aburrido) to be deadly boring [familiar/colloquial], to be a real bore [familiar/colloquial], to be lethally boring o/or lethal (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial]
- 2 [familiar/colloquial] (persona, cosa pesada) este libro/profesor es un plomo this book/teacher is deadly boring [familiar/colloquial], this book/teacher is lethal (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial], , this book/teacher is deadly (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] ¡qué plomo! what a drag o/or pain! [familiar/colloquial], what a bummer! [argot/slang]
- 3 3.1 (plomada) plumb line tiene que estar a plomo it has to be plumb o/or exactly vertical caer a plomo [tela/cortina] to hang straight el sol caía a plomo sobre la ciudad the sun was overhead beating down on the city 3.2 (para cortinas) weight 3.3 (en pesca) weight
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...
Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.