- 1 (castigo) les fueron aplicadas sanciones de un millón de dólares they were fined a million dollars una sanción de tres partidos a three-game ban o suspension le será aplicada la sanción correspondiente (a un obrero) appropriate disciplinary measures will be taken [Der] the appropriate sanction o penalty will be applied la sanción económica que se nos aplicó the fine we were given, the amount we were fined impusieron sanciones económicas/comerciales a Sudáfrica economic/trade sanctions were imposed on South Africa
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 name of Spain's state-run post office is correos. Stamps can be bought in an estanco, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office (estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system.