Quick answer
"Creases" is a form of "crease", a noun which is often translated as "la raya". Learn more about "crease" below.
crease(
kris
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fold line)
a. la raya
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in clothing)
My dress pants have creases in the front.Mis pantalones de vestir tienen rayas al frente.
b. la arruga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in skin)
The jolly old man has creases in his face from many years of smiling.El viejito alegre tiene arrugas en la cara debido a muchos años de sonreírse.
c. el pliegue
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pages of the old book have many creases.Las páginas del viejo libro tienen muchos pliegues.
2. (sports)
a. la línea
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(cricket)
There are several creases near each wicket.Hay varias líneas cerca de cada palo.
b. la línea
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(hockey, lacrosse)
Only the goalie can be behind the crease.Solo el portero puede estar detrás de la línea.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to make folds)
a. arrugar (clothing)
Be careful not to crease your new skirt.Ten cuidado que no arrugues la nueva falda.
b. doblar (paper)
Please crease your paper before turning it in.Por favor, dobla el papel antes de entregarlo.
c. plegar (paper)
I creased the paper and put it in my pocket.Plegué el papel y lo puse en el bolsillo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to become creased)
a. arrugarse
My mother's face creased with worry.La cara de mi madre se arrugó con la inquietud.
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