- (before noun) she had a long-lost uncle in Australiahe recovered his long-lost faithtenía un tío en Australia a quien había perdido de vista hacía mucho tiemporecobró la fe que había perdido hacía tanto tiempoExample sentences
- A former East Lancashire woman who now lives in Mexico is trying to get in touch with a long-lost friend from Darwen.
- They are also perfect settings for a reunion of long-lost friends, or a quiet rendezvous of two loving souls.
- Then you can meet your long-lost friend, one who is supposed to be dead.
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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.