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  • En su interior portaba varias cubetas llenas de frutas y legumbre.
  • Se estudia los fenómenos de vertientes submarinas y su relación con el fondo de las cubetas.
  • El embalaje del producto varía desde papeles encerados y recubiertos a cajas y cubetas plásticas.

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    Word of the day haughty
    Pronunciation: ˈhɔːti
    arrogantly superior and disdainful
    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.