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goalpost
goalpost
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. el poste
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The ball went in off the goalpost.El balón dio en el poste y entró en el arco.
b. el poste del arco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Rangers were saved by the goalposts on four occasions.A los Rangers los salvaron los postes del arco en cuatro ocasiones.
c. el poste de la portería
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I tried to intecept the pass and crashed into the goalpost.Intenté interceptar el pase y choqué con el poste de la portería.
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goalpost
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in soccer)
a. el poste
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
the goalpostsla portería, la meta el arco
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to move or shift the goalpostscambiar las reglas del juego
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goalpost [ˈɡəʊlpəʊst]
noun
poste (m) (de la portería)
to move the goalposts cambiar las reglas del juego
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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