Translation of empujón in English:
- 1.1 (empellón) abrió la puerta de un empujón a los empujones or a empujones, se abrieron paso a (los) empujonessubían al autobús a (los) empujonesthey shoved their way throughterminó los estudios a (los) empujonesthey were pushing and shoving their way onto the bus1.2 [familiar] (para animar, incitar)finishing his course was a struggle[familiar]si le damos un empujoncito seguro que vienenecesitará un empujoncito para aprobarif we give her a gentle prod o a little encouragement I'm sure she'll comevoy a intentar darle un empujón al asuntoshe'll need some prodding if she's going to passI'm going to try to push things along a bit[familiar]
- Ella insistió hasta que funcionarios municipales y policías metropolitanos la sacaron a empujones.
- En medio de empujones que desestabilizando su pierna recién operada pudo salir del lugar.
- Encuentras el contacto físico gracias a un empujón.
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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.