(n.) = refreshment ; soft drink ; soda ; long cool drink ; fizzy drink. Ex: This fee includes lunch and refreshments but not travel or accommodation. Ex: The visit includs a boat tour on the Muritzsee and a box lunch (with one soft drink). Ex: People engage in a wide range of activities in libraries, from lively dialog while munching sandwiches and sipping soda, to flirting and caressing, to the more traditional activities of reading and information searching. Ex: This is the epitome of a casual beachside bar, offering long cool drinks during the heat of the day, and cocktails to salute the setting sun. Ex: In Britain, we drink over six million litres of fizzy drinks each year -- but is our favourite thirst quencher good for our health?. ---- * lata de refresco = can of soda. * refresco con gas = fizzy drink. (v.) = refresh ; freshen ; buff up on ; brush up on. Ex: It thrives on ambiguity, irony, paradox, which bring the disparate and hitherto unconnected into relationship, revealing new shades of meaning, or refreshing the worn, the tired, the cliched. Ex: Baking soda can also freshen musty carpets by simply sprinkling on it. Ex: The author also displays a need to buff up on her mastery of today's street slang. Ex: The course targets people who would like to either like to brush up on their French or even learn French from scratch. ---- * que ayuda a refrescar la memoria = memory-jogging. * refrescar la memoria = jog + Posesivo + memory ; refresh + memory. * refrescarse = cool down ; cool off.