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rayar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (dejar marca)scratch vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Me has rayado la pintura del coche.
 You scratched my car's paint.
rayar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). México, coloquial (cobrar el salario)get paid viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Cuando raye voy a comprar comida para mis hijos.
 When I get paid, I'm going to buy my children food.
rayar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (amanecer)dawn viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  at dawn, at sunrise adv expr
 Los helicópteros despegaron al rayar el día.
 The helicopters took off as day was dawning.
rayar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (acercarse)border on, verge on viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 La sinceridad a veces raya en la impertinencia.
 Her sincerity at times borders on (or: verges on) impertinence.
rayar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (lindar, bordear)  (town: be located on a frontier)lie on the border with, sit on the border with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
   (place: share boundaries with)border on vi + prep
 Tuy está rayando la frontera con Portugal.
 Tuy lies (or: sits) on the border with Portugal.
  The French region of Alsace borders on Germany.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
rayar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). España, coloquial (agobiar)drive [sb] crazy v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Mamá, ¡me estás rayando!
 Mom, you're driving me crazy!
rayarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). México, coloquial (tener buena suerte)strike it lucky v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  get lucky vi + adj
 ¡Te rayaste con el carro nuevo que te regaló tu novio!
 You struck it lucky with the new car that your boyfriend gave you!
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rayar el coche scratch the car
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