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ajar

Translation of ajar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1 (estropear) el tiempo había ajado la pintura
    time had taken its toll on the paintwork
    aja las manos
    it makes your hands rough
    it's rough on the hands

also: ajarse verbo pronominal

  • 1 (estropearse) la chaqueta se había ajado
    the jacket had worn
    se le ajaron las manos
    his hands became rough
    las flores se han ajado
    the flowers have withered
  • 2 (River Plate area) (arrugarse)
    to get creased
    to get wrinkled (American English)
    to get crumpled (British English)
Example sentences
  • Aún estando tan sucio, tan ajado, y tan poco presente.
  • La habitación no era mala pero el mobiliario un poco ajado.
  • Es decir, de las que se le medían a cualquier oficio casero sin detenerse a pensar que se le podían ajar las manos o estropear las uñas.

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