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Translation of defender in English:

verbo transitivo

also: defenderse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • Ahora se quiere lavar las manos cuando lo defendía a capa y espada.
  • Ciertamente, defienden a capa y espada la libertad.
  • Los Sullana defendieron con uñas y dientes el 3-2 que estaban consiguiendo.

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    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.