raffle
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raffle(
rah
-
fuhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lottery)
a. el sorteo
(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).
We are planning a raffle for the charity event at my son's school.Estamos planeando un sorteo para el evento benéfico en la escuela de mi hijo.
b. la rifa
(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).
I won my television and DVD player at a raffle this weekend.Gané mi televisor y reproductor de DVD en una rifa este fin de semana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to offer as a raffle prize)
a. sortear
Did you buy raffle tickets? They're raffling great prizes tonight!¿Compraste boletos para la rifa? ¡Van a sortear premios estupendos esta noche!
b. rifar
We are raffling tickets to a rock concert in order to raise money.Estamos rifando boletos para un concierto de rock para recaudar dinero.
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raffle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la rifa
(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).
raffle ticketboleto de rifa
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. rifar
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raffle [ˈræfl]
noun
rifa (f); sorteo (m)
transitive verb
[+object] rifar; sortear
ten bottles will be raffled for charity se rifarán or se sortearán diez botellas con fines benéficos
modifier
raffle ticket (n) papeleta (f) de rifa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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