In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(representación)showun espectáculo de variedades — a variety show
- un espectáculo para niños — a children's show
- (en periódicos) [ S ] espectáculos — entertainment guide
- el mundo del espectáculo — showbusiness
- dar un / el espectáculo — to make a spectacle of oneself
2(visión, panorama)sightlos barrios de las afueras ofrecían un espectáculo lamentable — the outlying districts were a pitiful sight
- la puesta del sol fue todo un espectáculo — the sunset was quite spectacular / quite a sight to see
- el espectáculo los llenó de horror — the spectacle / sight filled them with horror
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