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vt sep earth, plotharken; (fig) pastdurchwühlen; to rake over the coals or ashes (esp Brit fig) → alte Wunden wieder öffnen
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As the horse drew the rake across the field, the farmer used handles to manipulate the rake over rocks and around stumps.
The revolving rake eliminated the need to stop the horse and lift the rake over the gathered hay and shake it loose.