“A rajatabla” basically means rigorous or strict and by the book.
- ¡Ella lleva su trabajo a rajatabla!
She always completes her work rigorously!
- Su padre es muy duro. ¡Lleva todo a rajatabla!
His father is very tough. He does everything by the book!
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