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border on

border upon verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento

Translation of border on in Spanish:

  • 1.1 [country] limitar con 1.2 (verge on) rayar en, lindar con their demands bordered on the ridiculous sus exigencias rayaban en or lindaban con lo ridículo with a determination bordering on obsession con una determinación rayana en la obsesión
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