transitive verb -vv-
- (engine/car)Example sentences
- He was out there starting each vehicle and revving the engines, letting them idle.
- To get some tire-spinning momentum at the start, the engine had to be revved up and the clutch pedal banged out.
- She expected him to follow, but then she heard the engine to his car being revved up, he then turned the vehicle and drove away in an alarmingly high speed.
intransitive verb -vv-
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Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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.