How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
transitive and intransitive verb
Latin America Caer en un barranco.
(fig) se desbarrancó cuando se quedó sin trabajo
Puerto Rico Peru Nicaragua Costa Rica Desplazar a una persona del lugar, cargo o posición que ocupa con la intención de suplantarlo.
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