Translation of destrozar in English:
- 1.1 (romper, deteriorar) la bomba destrozó varios edificiosno hagas eso que vas a destrozar los zapatosthe bomb destroyed o wrecked several buildings1.2don't do that, you'll ruin your shoes(corazón)me está destrozando los nerviosla muerte de su marido la destrozóshe's making me a nervous wreckshe was devastated o shattered by her husband's death
also: destrozarse verbo pronominal
- 1.1 (romperse) See examples: se cayó al suelo y se destrozóse me han destrozado los zapatosit fell to the ground and smashed1.2 (reflexivo)my shoes are ruined o have fallen to pieces(estómago/hígado)te vas a destrozar los pies usando esos zapatosyou're going to ruin o damage your feet wearing those shoes
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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.