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room
American English: /rum/
, /rʊm/
British English: /ruːm/
, /rʊm/

Translation of room in Spanish:

noun

  • 2 uncountable (space) there's room for one more
    cabe uno más
    hay espacio or sitio or lugar para uno más
    there's no room for anything else
    no cabe nada más
    no hay sitio or lugar or espacio para nada más
    they made room for me
    me hicieron sitio
    this table takes up too much room
    esta mesa ocupa demasiado espacio or lugar
    there's still room for improvement
    todavía se puede mejorar
    she's improved a lot — there was room!
    ha mejorado mucho — ¡y buena falta le hacía!
    there is no room for delay/error
    uno no puede atrasarse/equivocarse
    no hay ningún margen para retrasos/errores
    I need room to breathe
    necesito mi espacio vital
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    Example sentences
    • There is room in the safer areas for these children; householders have volunteered to provide it.
    • The man sat down between two people, so she didn't have room to move to see his face.
    • Small enough to be cosy, large enough to give her room to move if she wished it.

intransitive verb

  • I'm rooming with another student
    vivo con or comparto una habitación ( or un apartamento etc) con otro estudiante
    Smith rooms alone
    Smith tiene una habitación or un cuarto para él solo

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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.