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quid

sustantivo masculino

  • el quid de la cuestión es que …
    the crux o nub of the matter is that …
    the key point is that …
Example sentences
  • El quid del mal cálculo ministerial puede estar en el rubro otros, al que le asigna incremento de 2.3 %.
  • El quid estriba, una vez más, en que los directores consideraron sólo una dimensión parcial de la realidad.
  • Ese es el quid del asunto, el meollo del problema.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    adverb
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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    portero

    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.