Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Hielo’

Spanish Word of the Day: 'Hielo'
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Summer in Spain means you will likely be using this word a lot!


  • El café con hielo por las mañanas en verano ayuda a empezar bien el día.

               Coffee with ice in the morning during the summer


  • El alpinista consiguió llegar a la arista de hielo que conduce a la cima de la montaña.

               The alpinist made it to the ice ridge that takes you to the mountain top.


  • El frigorífico cuenta con un banco de hielo propio.

               The fridge has its own ice cooler.


  • Compraron unas cubetas de hielo para servir el hielo en la fiesta.

               They bought a few ice buckets to serve the ice in the party.


  • Algunos artistas se especializan en esculturas con bloques de hielo.

               Some artists specialize on ice sculptures.


  • El conferenciante hizo algunas bromas para romper el hielo.

               The speaker made a few jokes in order to break the ice.



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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.

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