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  • Todas las cimas apuntan al cielo, pero el peñasco de San Miguel lo hace con particular audacia.
  • Las plantas ayudan a romper los peñascos de la roca madre.
  • De nuevo, su poder y fuerza actúan instintivamente, y da un tremendo salto hasta la cima de un peñasco, aunque después no sabe como bajarse.

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    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day


    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.