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burst into
verb + preposition + object
  • to burst into tears
    echarse or ponerse or [literary] romper a llorar
    to burst into song
    ponerse a cantar
    to burst into flames
    estallar en llamas
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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    adverb
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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    portero

    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.