Example sentences for: abuelo

How can you use “abuelo” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Although he is not heard of often in contemporary times, references to el abuelo can be found in the folktales and literature of New Mexico.

  • Throughout the year if children misbehaved, parents would threaten them, “Si no te sosiegas, llamo el abuelo” (If you don’t behave, I’ll call the bogeyman).

  • A description of el abuelo making children “dance the little dove” is also available in Steele’s work (1992, 25).

  • El Abuelo wears a rubber mask, and is dressed somewhat like a white man, sometimes carrying a whip, and directing the rest of the dancers.

  • In some performances there is a female character, la abuela, who acts as el abuelo’s accomplice and plays a similar role.


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