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rajar / to tear
A. -transitive verb
1. [+papel, tejido]   to tear,   rip
[+neumático, rueda]   to slash
[+vidrio, cerámica]   to crack
[+leña]   to chop up
2. *
(=acuchillar)   to cut up *
3. (Latin America)
(=calumniar)   to slander,   run down
4. (Latin America)   **
[+examen]   to flunk *,   fail
5. (Andes, Caribe)
(=aplastar)   to crush,   defeat
(=arruinar)   to ruin
(=fastidiar)   to annoy
6. (Cono Sur)   *
[+trabajador]   to fire *
B. -intransitive verb
1. *
(=hablar mucho)   to natter *
·rajar de somebody, someone
(=criticar)   to slag somebody off *
2. *
(=jactarse)   to brag
C.   -pronominal verb
1. [papel, tejido]   to tear,   rip
[vidrio, cerámica]   to crack
[neumático]   to get ripped
2. *
(=echarse atránoun)   to back out *
·no te iránoun a rajar ahora que tenemos las entradas
·you are not going to back out now we've got the tickets
·¡me rajé!
(Latin America)   that'noun enough for me!,   I'masculine quitting!
3. (Latin America)
(=huir)   to run away
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.
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