barajar

barajar(
bah
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rah
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hahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (cards)
a. to shuffle
Tito barajó las cartas antes de repartirlas.Tito shuffled the cards before dealing them.
2. (to weigh up)
a. to consider
Barajamos varios nombres para el puesto de diseñador gráfico, pero te elegimos a ti por tu experiencia.We considered many names for the graphic designer position, but we chose you for your experience.
b. to mention (figures)
¿Hasta cuánto llegaron las pérdidas? - Barajaron cifras que oscilan entre dos y cuatro millones de pesos.What were the losses? - The numbers they mentioned range from two to four million pesos.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to clarify)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to explain
Espera; barájamelo de nuevo. ¿Cómo es que te hiciste amigo de Enrique Iglesias?Wait; explain it to me again. How did you become friends with Enrique Iglesias?
4. (to take)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
a. to catch in the air
El portero saltó y barajó el balón.The goalkeeper jumped and caught the ball in the air.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to bicker)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to quarrel
No quiero barajar por dinero contigo otra vez. Quédate con el cambio.I don't want to quarrel about money with you again. You can keep the change.
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barajar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (cartas)
a. to shuffle
2. (considerar; nombres, posibilidades)
a. to consider
3. (datos, cifras)
a. to mention
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barajar
transitive verb
1 [+cartas] to shuffle
2 (considerar) [+nombres, candidatos] to consider; weigh up
se baraja la posibilidad de que ... the possibility that ... is being weighed up o considered; there is discussion about the possibility that ...; las cifras que se barajan ahora the figures now being put o bandied about
3 (mezclar) to jumble up; mix up
4 (S. Cone) (México) [+asunto] (confundir) to confuse; (demorar) to delay
5 (S. Cone) (ofrecer) to pass round; hand round
6 (S. Cone) (agarrar) to catch in the air; (in the air)
barajar algo en el aire to see the point of sth
intransitive verb
to quarrel; squabble
pronominal verb
barajarse
1 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (pelear) to fight; brawl
2 (mezclarse) to get jumbled up; get mixed up
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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