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verbo intransitivo

  • rebuscó entre los papeles de la mesa
    he searched through the papers on the desk
    rebusqué en sus bolsillos
    I went through o searched his pockets
    los perros rebuscaban en la basura
    the dogs were rummaging about in the garbage

also: rebuscarse verbo pronominal

  • (América del Sur) [familiar] rebuscárselas
Example sentences
  • En aquellas que se rebuscan la vida en condiciones infrahumanas.
  • Vino uno y empezó a rebuscar y coger comida.
  • También vendía chance, lotería y así me rebuscaba la vida.

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    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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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.