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Translation of preparar in English:

verbo transitivo

also: prepararse verbo pronominal

  • 2 (reflexivo) (disponerse) See examples: prepárate que me vas a escuchar
    just you listen to me!
    prepararse para algo
    to get ready for something
    se preparó para darle la mala noticia
    he got ready o prepared himself to give her the bad news
Example sentences
  • No permitir el acercamiento a la cocina cuando se está preparando la comida.
  • Estamos limpiando un pantano y preparando el terreno.
  • Tratar de no hacer mercado ni preparar alimentos de navidad con hambre.

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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.