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Translation of lustrar in English:

verbo transitivo

also: lustrarse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • A muy corta edad se dedicó a lustrar zapatos en el antiguo Guayaquil.
  • A sus nueve años lustra y estudia como muchos niños.
  • Otra vez echa pasta y vuelve a lustrar.

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