chafe

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chafe(
cheyf
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to abrade)
a. rozar
A cotton T-shirt keeps me warm, but it chafes my nipples.Una camiseta de algodón me mantiene calientito, pero me roza los pezones.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to be abraded)
a. raspar
I can't stand wearing this suit. The collar chafes at the neck.No aguanto llevar este traje, el cuello raspa.
b. rozar
I love my new shoes, but they chafe.Me encantan mis zapatos nuevos, pero rozan.
3. (to get frustrated)
a. irritarse
My grandfather chafed at the overt homosexuality of the gay couple who live next door to me.Mi abuelo se irritó ante la homosexualidad manifiesta de la pareja gay que vive en la casa de al lado.
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chafe
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (rub)
a. rozar, hacer rozadura en
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (rub)
a. rozar, hacer rozadura
3. (fig)
a.
to chafe at or against somethingsentirse irritado(a) por algo
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chafe [tʃeɪf]
transitive verb
1 (rub against) [+skin etc] rozar; raspar
2 (warm) calentar frotando
intransitive verb
1 (become sore) irritar
to chafe against sth rozar or raspar algo
2 impacientarse or irritarse;at por
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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