Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Tuesday August 21, 2012
We’ve already come across copa to talk about a glass with a stem, especially a wineglass.
Sólo tomé una copa de vino.
I only had one glass of wine.
From this meaning comes the more general meaning of drink:
Te invito a una copa.
Let me buy you a drink.
It is also used in the set verbal phrase:
tomar una(s) copa(s)
to have a drink
Anoche fuimos a tomar unas copas en el puerto.
Last night we went to the harbour to have a drink.
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