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they've
American English: /ðeɪv/
British English: /ðeɪv/
  • they have
    Example sentences
    • In that case, why were they continuing to ask for lots of money to do the research they've already done?
    • What they've got now is around 500,000 people coming two or three or four times a year.
    • They're a contrary lot, and they've been known to cause a few upsets in the past.

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    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    adverb
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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.