pasar rozando

pasar rozando
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to pass near)
a. to skim
Estaba hipnotizado viendo un torbellino de hojas mientras rozaban el suelo.I was mesmerized watching whirlwind of leaves while they skimmed along the ground.
b. to graze
Su tiro pasó rozando el arco pero la pelota no entró.His shot grazed the rim but didn't go in.
c. to shave
Argentina rozó el larguero con un tiro de Messi.Argentina shaved the crossbar with a shot from Messi.
d. to miss someone by a hair's breath (idiom)
It's a miracle she's alive. The bullet missed her by a hair's breadth.Está viva de milagro. La bala le pasó rozando.
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