- 1 (de cama) a manta (España) , había comida a mantahay restaurantes a mantathere was stacks of food[familiar]liarse la manta a la cabeza (España)there are hundreds of restaurantstirar de la mantato throw caution to the windtenía miedo de que alguien tirara de la mantato reveal the truthshe was afraid someone would reveal o tell the truth
- A veces hay mantas, ballenas y tiburones Galápagos.
- José me cubre con una manta … por fin me duermo.
- O en las mantas alusivas a la Virgen María, firmadas todas oficialmente por el FSLN.
sustantivo masculino(España) [familiar]
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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.