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Translation of perder in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 2 (ser la ruina de) See examples: lo perdió la curiosidad
    his curiosity was his undoing o his downfall

verbo intransitivo

also: perderse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • Nadie se quería perder la oportunidad de graficar ese momento.
  • Este se empieza a perder cuando la comunicación empieza a interferir.
  • El agricultor pierde así la soberanía sobre su finca.

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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.