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border on
border upon verb + preposition + object

Translation of border on border upon verb + preposition + object 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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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.