There are 2 translations of rake in Spanish:

rake1

Pronunciation: /reɪk/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (garden tool) rastrillo (m) as thin as a rake [colloquial/familiar] flaco como un palillo or palo [familiar/colloquial]
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    • 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.
    1.2 (act, process) (esp BrE) rastrillado (m) 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)
  • 2 c (man) vividor (m), calavera (m)
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    • 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.

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There are 2 translations of rake in Spanish:

rake2

vt

  • 1 1.1 [leaves] recoger* con un rastrillo, rastrillar; [cinders] remover* con un rastrillo, 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.
    1.2 (level, smooth) [garden/soil] rastrillar
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    • ‘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

vi

  • 1.1 (search) to rake through sth revolver* entre algo 1.2 (slope) estar* inclinado 1.3 [Naut] caer*
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    • 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.

Phrasal verbs

rake in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
they're raking it in están haciendo mucho dinero, se están forrando [familiar/colloquial] they rake in millions from these taxes sacan or [familiar/colloquial] se embolsan millones con estos impuestos

rake over

v + adv + o
1.1 [soil/flowerbed] rastrillar 1.2 [past events] volver* sobre

rake up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [leaves] rastrillar 1.2 [support] conseguir* 1.1 2.1 [fire] atizar* 2.2 [scandal/quarrel] sacar* a relucir to rake up the past remover* or desenterrar* el pasado

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