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Translation of escandalizar in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo

also: escandalizarse verbo pronominal

  • to be shocked
    se escandalizó de que vivieran juntos sin casarse
    he was shocked o scandalized that they were living together without being married
    se escandalizó cuando le dijeron el precio
    he was horrified when they told him the price
Example sentences
  • Y claro, esto escandalizó a los que se creían demasiado buenos.
  • La desnudez escandaliza a la gente honrada y lo mismo sucede con la verdad.
  • Eso es mejor que estar escandalizando al país poco a poco.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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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.