1.tr. Partir en rajas.
2.Partir,abrir,hender. También prnl.:
el toldo se ha rajado con la tormenta.
3.col. Herir con arma blanca.
4.prnl. col. Echarse atrás,dejar de hacer algo en el último momento:
piénsatelo bien ahora,no vayas a rajarte después.
1.tr. col. Tirar de una cuerda.
2.col. Comer con mucho apetito. También prnl.:
se jaló todo el plato.
3.intr. amer. Correr o andar muy deprisa:
vete jalando, que llegas tarde.
4.amer. col. Mantener relaciones sexuales.
1.m. Beneficio que se obtiene en negocios financieros por diferencia entre el valor nominal y real, presente y futuro, en compra o en venta:
agio en cambio de moneda, en descuento de letras, pagarés, etc.
1.f. Planta gramínea dañina que crece espontáneamente en los sembrados.
2.Cualquier cosa que hace daño a otra, menoscabándola o echándola a perder.
3.Discordia o enemistad.
♦ Se usa sobre todo con los verbos sembrar o meter: siempre anda metiendo cizaña para ver si nos enfadamos.
It's an excellent spelling from the point of view of creative misspellings: summersalt - the type of salt especially suited to the months between June and September. Sumassault - the total military force exerted at a particular point in the enemy's line at a particular time.
At the macro level water and energy use are deeply entwined: eg 2-3% of global energy is used to pump and treat water for urban residents and industry. A watergy axis in which both inputs are "clean" puts clean tech enthusiasts in a state of high excitement.
I'd always thought Cricklewood rather a grey and pedestrian place name until my colleague pointed out it's similarity to Inglewood in LA. This has caused me to entirely re-examine how I hear Cricklewood in my head. It now has a rather satisfying crackle and rhythm to it.
An adovocacy group in the US; named after the clause number which gives them greater freedom than political parties to accept large donations from single individuals; eg the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth (SWVT)
I liked this word anyway but a colleague has just told me that it is also the name for a drink consisting of champagne mixed with Red Bull, which I've never had but which sounds like a deadly combination, and which would be entirely deserving of this name.
far from it reesetee - I ever imagined that this list would set so many verbal wags wagging. although for me homophones are a different game, and song lyrics shouldn't count either. and not sure that Prolagus's subversion of the whole thing is really in the spirit, clever as it is....
as in Not Fucking Invite; to overlook one or more people for a social event which the latter would expect to be invited to. Equally good in the active ("Just gonna NFI them") or passive ("NFIed, can you believe it?!"). I have only come across this recently but am told it's been around for ages. ? .
...often in a separate location to that where the major of the evening will take place. I like it as the implication seems to be that the drink will somehow make the drinker sharper which, I think most of us would recognise, does not usually happen.