- 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (garden tool) rastrillo (masculine) as thin as a rake [colloquial/familiar] flaco como un palillo or palo [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences1.2 (act, process) (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) rastrillado (masculine) to give the lawn a quick rake pasar el rastrillo por el césped 1.3 (in casino) rastrillo (m), raqueta (f) 1.4 (for ashes) rastrillo (m), hurgón (m)
- Moving the soil surface with a rake in winter will expose many slugs and their eggs to frost damage.
- Loosen the soil with a rake to aerate it and remove any weeds and small stones.
- However, I did read somewhere that you can rip up the dead grass, with a metal rake, and reseed.
- 2 countable/numerable (man) vividor (m), calavera (m)More example sentences
- His brother, after living the dissolute life of a rake, had fled England at the end of the war to escape his debts.
- Perhaps more surprisingly, Lucio, the rake and libertine, also sees the value of chastity.
- Willoughby is a rake, seducing women without thinking of either their feelings or the consequences of his actions.
Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.
- 1 1.1 [leaves] recoger* con un rastrillo, rastrillar; [cinders] remover* con un rastrillo, rastrillarMore example sentences1.2 (level, smooth) [garden/soil] rastrillar
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- You can help control it by raking up and disposing of the fallen leaves in autumn.
- We spent several hours this morning raking up the leaves and sawing up the fallen trees in our yard.
- But if you try and use it for raking up the leaves, you'll just make a mess of the garden.
- ‘When we filled the hole we overfilled it to allow for settlement and since then have raked over the ground in the past year to level it out,’ he added.
- 2 (sweep) barrer they raked the enemy positions with their machine guns pasearon las ametralladoras sobre las posiciones enemigas
- 1.1 (search) to rake
throughsth revolver* entrealgo 1.2 (slope) estar* inclinado 1.3 [Nautical/Náutica] caer*More example sentences
- He's raking through the bins searching for anything recyclable to put in his already bulging trolley.
- He placed his bag down on the dark ground and began to rake through it.
rake inverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
rake oververb + adverb + object/verbo + adverbio + complemento
- 1.1 [soil/flowerbed] rastrillar 1.2 [past events] volver* sobre
rake upverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento