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American English: /ˈˌəp ən(d) ˈkəmɪŋ/


  • (before noun) an up-and-coming artist/actor
    un artista/actor que promete or que llegará lejos or con mucho futuro
    Example sentences
    • This new competition focuses on up-and-coming talented young players in the brass band world.
    • Due to a lack of available senior players, we had the opportunity to give valuable experience to more young up-and-coming talent.
    • There have been a lot of changes, an investment in young up-and-coming players with new coaches and a new framework.

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    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day


    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.