Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Tuesday February 21, 2012
barato, adjective, adverb:
Barato is the basic word to describe something which isn’t expensive:
la abundancia de energía barata
the abundant supply of cheap energy
In the examples above barato goes with nouns, but it’s also the form you use with verbs:
Se come muy barato en este restaurante.
You can eat very cheaply in this restaurant.
El coche nos costó muy barato.
We bought the car very cheap.
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