A rake is used for gardening and lawn maintenance.
Here are a few other circumstances in which you might hear the word "rake."
- Our company is raking in the profits this quarter. (rake in = make money)
- We're really raking it in. (making money)
- Walter's boss raked him over the coals for misusing a vehicle owned by the company. (rake one over the coals = punish verbally)
Date of publication: November 21, 2016