- [hablar/trabajar] quickly, fast; [conducir] fast ¡vamos, rápido, que es tarde! quick o/or hurry, we're late! corrí todo lo rápido que podía I ran as fast o/or as quickly as I could tráeme un trapo ¡rápido! bring me a cloth, quick! ¿puedes ir un poco más rápido? can you go a bit faster? vámonos rápido de aquí let's get out of here quickly o/or [familiar/colloquial] quick
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.