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swine flu

Translation of swine flu in Spanish:


  • gripe (feminine) A or AH1N1
    gripe (feminine) porcina
    Example sentences
    • Well, still ahead we're talking about how schools are preparing for swine flu.
    • Health officials in California have confirmed two deaths related to swine flu.
    • In New York, he has been at the forefront of the fight against swine flu.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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    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.