¿Sabías que...?: ¿Qué emoción se asocia con el color rojo?
fray / combate
 
fray   1   [freɪ]   -noun
(=fight)   combate (m),   lucha (f)
·to be ready for the fray
(literally, figurative)   estar dispuesto a pelear
·to enter the fray
(figurative)   entrar en acciónoun or en liza
 
fray / deshilacharse
 
fray   2   [freɪ]
A. -intransitive verb
1. [cloth, garment, cuff]   deshilacharse
[rope]   desgastarse
2. (figurative)
·tempers frayed in the discussion that followed
·los ánimos se caldearon en la discusiónoun que siguió
B. -transitive verb
1. [+cloth, garment, cuff]   deshilachar,   raer
[+rope]   desgastar
2. [+nerves]   crispar
·the constant tapping was beginning to fray my nerves
·el constante repiqueteo me estaba empezando a crispar los nervios
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
Search another word or see fray on Dictionary | Thesaurus
Word of the Day
timely
Phrase of the Day

Travel Narrative
Primer encuentro: ¡Encantada! / My roommate: first encounter
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help