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American English: /huz/
British English: /huːz/
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    who is
    Example sentences
    • What's interesting about The Apprentice is that there's no way of knowing who's going to win.
    • Then there's the blogger who's only blogging because he has no one else to turn to.
    • God bless the occasional generous law firm partner who's at home to take the call.
    who has
    Example sentences
    • I join the end of the queue, nodding at a former stranger who's almost become a friend over recent months.
    • He looks like an Essex car dealer who's just become an African tribal king.
    • This is all the theory anyway, anyone who's frequented a pub knows that it doesn't really work that way.

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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.