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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adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

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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Word of the day precioso
adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.