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also: reprimirse verbo pronominal

  • (reflexivo)
    to control oneself
Example sentences
  • El ego se toma vacaciones y no reprime al pensador.
  • El mandatario lamentó que las Fuerzas Armadas repriman a la población.
  • Cada día es más tonto, contraproducente e infructuoso intentar reprimir la libertad de expresión.

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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.