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sustantivo plural femenino

  • se sentó a horcajadas en la pared
    he sat astride the wall
Example sentences
  • Entonces sentí que me aflojaba y entre otra vez en la salita a sentarme a horcajadas en la silla.
  • El Hombre está sentado a horcajadas sobre un ataúd, clavando.
  • Allá se monta a horcajadas, con las piernas casi estiradas.

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    Word of the day fortissimo
    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.