Example sentences for: inglés

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

  • The massive growth of tourism in the islands since the 1960s has, in some cases, literally refaced the landscape, with brand-new resorts such as Playa de las Américas on Tenerife and Playa del Inglés on Gran Canaria, springing up like Gold Rush boom towns.

  • The southern resorts of San Agustín, Playa del Inglés, and Maspalomas, the biggest holiday complex in all of Spain, let alone the Canaries, are linked to Las Palmas and Gran Canaria international airport by the fast and featureless autopista (motorway).

  • Department stores include El Corte Inglés, Spain’s thriving version of Marks & Spencer or Harrods.

  • Take, for instance, the various ways they characterize the concept of “playing dumb”: In Bolivia it is “to become an Italian”: hacerse el italiano ; in Colombia the English get it with hacerse el inglés ; in Mexico one becomes a gourd-- hacerse guaje --and El Salvador's hacerse el papo equates playing the fool with one who has a double chin; hacerse chino in Equador means `to fool someone [by acting like a Chinese].

  • Playa del Inglés is more robust, as the very name (Beach of the English) might suggest, although it attracts numerous German visitors as well.

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