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Translation of rifar in English:

verbo transitivo

also: rifarse verbo pronominal

  • 1.1 [familiar] (disputarse) See examples: las chicas se lo rifan
    all the girls are squabbling over him
    he's a big hit with the girls
    1.2 (Urug) [argot] (tema/capítulo) esa bolilla me la rifé
    I didn't study that one
    I missed that one out
Example sentences
  • Ellos recibieron regalos y una canasta navideña por parte de Romero, así mismo se rifó electrodomésticos.
  • Decidimos rifar la colcha, y vendí los boletos.
  • Y cuando tuvo que dar pase, nunca rifó el balón.

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