- saliva, spit [familiar/colloquial] gastar saliva to waste one's breath tragar saliva to swallow hard tragó saliva, cerró los ojos y saltó he took a deep breath o/or swallowed hard, shut his eyes and jumped decidió tragar saliva y seguir como si no lo hubiera oído he decided to swallow his anger/pride and carry on as if he hadn't heard
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...
The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.