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brecha

gap

noun

brecha
feminine noun
1. hole, opening (abertura)
  • la brecha entre ricos y pobres -> the gulf o gap between rich and poor
2. gash (herida)
  • hacerse una brecha en la cabeza -> to cut one's head, to split one's head open
3. breach (military)
4. (expresiones)
  • abrir brecha en un mercado -> to break into a market
  • seguir en la brecha -> to keep at it

brecha [bray’-chah]
noun
1. Breach made in the ramparts of a fortress. (f)
2. Opening made in a wall or building. (f)
  • Abrir brecha en una muralla -> to breach a wall
3. Impression made upon the mind. (Metaphorical) (f)
4. Ball of pebbles. (f)
  • Batir en brecha -> 1. To batter a breach in a fortification. 2. (Met.) To persecute someone, and cause his destruction.
5. Wound. (f)
6. Estar en la brecha, to be in the thick of things. (f)
  • Seguir en la brecha -> to go on with one's work, keep at it

brecha
1 (abertura) breach; opening
abrir brecha en una muralla to breach a wall; batir en brecha (Mil) to breach; to get the better of
estar en la brecha to be in the thick of things
hacer brecha en algn to make an impression on sb
seguir en la brecha to go on with one's work; keep at it
2 (entre personas) rift; (entre opiniones) gap
3 (Med) gash; wound

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