la racha
-the streak
See the entry for racha.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (sequence)
a. streak
Nadal tuvo una buena racha y ganó 46 partidos seguidos.Nadal had a winning streak and won 46 consecutive matches.
b. run
Desde que perdí la cartera he tenido una racha de mala suerte.Since I lost my purse I've had a run of bad luck.
c. spell
Mi racha de buena suerte empezó al ganar aquel premio.My spell of good luck started when I won that award.
d. string
El empleado pasó por una racha de catarros y estuvo de baja dos meses.The employee had a string of colds and was on medical leave for two months.
e. series
Se produjo una racha de asesinatos en el barrio y la gente estaba asustada.There was a series of killings in the neighborhood and people were afraid.
f. patch
El estudiante pasó una mala racha, pero al final ha aprobado el tercer año.The student went through a rough patch, but he finally passed junior year.
2. (weather)
a. gust
Una racha de viento arrancó de cuajo el árbol.A gust of wind pulled out the tree by its roots.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (época)
a. spell
2. (serie)
a. string
buena/mala rachagood/bad patch
una racha de buena suertea run of good luck
una mala racha de resultados económicosa string of poor financial results
rompieron una racha de seis derrotas consecutivasthey ended a run of six consecutive defeats
a rachasin fits and starts
3. (ráfaga)
a. gust (of wind)
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1 (Meteorología) gust of wind
2 (periodo) string; series
buena racha run of good luck; mala racha run of bad luck
a rachas by fits and starts
estar de racha (de suerte) to be in luck; (Dep) (en forma) to be in form
Torres, que volverá a ser titular ante Noruega, solo piensa en ganar y en continuar con su buena racha rojiblanca en la Selección.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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