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verbo transitivo

  • los intimidó con una pistola
    he threatened them with a pistol
    quiso intimidarlo con sus amenazas
    she hoped to intimidate him with her threats
Example sentences
  • Además, nuestra propuesta de auditar las obras no pretende intimidar o asustar.
  • Enviaron a la policía para intimidar a los trabajadores.
  • IPYS rechaza estas amenazas que buscan intimidar la labor de los medios y de las ONG.

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    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day


    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.