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transitive and intransitive verb
Argentina informal Presagiar desgracias o pronosticar males a alguien.
es miedoso y siempre está lechuceando
Uruguay informal Observar o espiar a alguien o algo.
ya estás lechuceando en mi habitación, te dije que no entres cuando no estoy
Peru informal Trabajar los choferes del transporte público durante la noche.
hoy me toca lechucear
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