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Translation of petate in English:

sustantivo masculino

Example sentences
  • Sentado en un petate con su tercer brazo siempre vigilante, apunta su dedo hacia las casas y la escuela de la comunidad.
  • El muerto se enterraba envuelto en un petate, o en una sábana.
  • El cadáver se envolvía en un petate grande que se amarraba sobre la cabeza y debajo de los pies del muerto.

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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.