- 1 1.1 (línea) line un vestido a rayas a striped o [colloquial/familiar] stripy dress pasarse de la raya, te estás pasando de la raya, cada día vienes más tarde you're pushing your luck, you get here later and later every day [colloquial/familiar] te pasaste de la raya insultándola you went too far o you overstepped the mark insulting her like that tener or mantener a algn a raya to keep sb under control, keep a tight rein on sb 1.2 (del pantalón) crease 1.3 (del pelo) part (AmE) parting (BrE) lleva raya al medio (AmL) or (Esp) lleva la raya en medio he has his hair parted in the middle, he has a center part o centre parting se peina con raya al costado (AmL) or (Esp) con la raya al lado she parts her hair to one side hacerse la raya to part one's hair 1.4 [Impr] dash; (en morse) dash 1.5 [argot/slang] (de cocaína) line [slang/argot] 1.6 (AmL) (del trasero) crease [colloquial/familiar]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.