Spanish Word of the day: 'Pesca'

The Local
The Local - [email protected] • 15 May, 2019 Updated Wed 15 May 2019 08:35 CEST
image alt text

This word literally means fishing but it can be used in various different ways.


Let's have a look at some of these uses!



To capture fish


  • Junio, Julio y Agosto son los mejores meses para la pesca de atún en España.

              June, July and August are the best months to fish tuna in Spain.




  • ¡En los últimos meses la pesca ha sido muy productiva!

               In recent month the catch has been very productive!



To go fishing


  • Los aficionados a la pesca normalmente también son amantes de la naturaleza.

               Fishing enthusiasts often are also nature lovers.



To fish (figurative way)


  • Estar atento a las tendencias económicas  te ayuda a pescar buenas oportunidades.

           Being alert to economic changes helps you fish for good opportunities.



To fish (act)


  • La pesca es un deporte nacional.

               Fishing is a national sport.


Compound forms


Fishing gear


  • Para ser buen pescador es necesario dominar las artes de pesca.

               In order to be a good fishermen is important to dominate the fishing gear.




Check out our other word of the day posts

This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.


READ MORE: 10 phrases to discuss the weather like a true Spaniard



The Local 2019/05/15 08:35

Please keep comments civil, constructive and on topic – and make sure to read our terms of use before getting involved.

Please log in to leave a comment.

See Also