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verbo intransitivo

  • 1estribar en algo
    to stem from something
    lie in something
    su belleza estriba en su sencillez
    its beauty lies in o stems from its simplicity
    el éxito estriba en el trabajo y en el esfuerzo
    success comes from hard work and effort
  • 2 (Arquitectura, Construcción)estribar en algo
    to rest on something
Example sentences
  • La diferencia entre ellos estribaría en la forma de su fundamentación.
  • Tal vez usted no es oriundo de este país y en eso puede estribar la diferencia.
  • En la incredulidad de la mujer de hielo estriba el problema.

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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.