starting blocks


starting blocks
Es incorrecto el uso de la expresión starting blocks (pronunciado /estártin blocs/) en el lenguaje deportivo, que puede reemplazarse por la palabra castellana tacos de salida.

Diccionario español de neologismos. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • starting blocks — ˈstarting blocks [starting blocks] (also the blocks) noun plural the two blocks on the ground that runners push their feet against at the beginning of a race …   Useful english dictionary

  • starting blocks — pl.n. Track & Field the rigid blocks adjustable at an angle and mounted on a track against which a runner s shoes are placed to aid in starting * * * …   Universalium

  • starting blocks — pl.n. Track & Field the rigid blocks adjustable at an angle and mounted on a track against which a runner s shoes are placed to aid in starting …   English World dictionary

  • starting blocks — starting .blocks n [plural] also the blocks the pair of blocks fastened to the ground that a runner pushes their feet against at the start of a race …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • starting-blocks — ● starting block, starting blocks nom masculin (anglais starting block, de to start, partir, et block, bloc) Appareil sur lequel, au moment du départ, les coureurs de vitesse calent leurs pieds, leurs mains étant appuyées au sol …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • out of the starting blocks — out of the (starting) blocks at or from the very beginning. The company wanted to be first out of the blocks with the newest video game format. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of starting blocks (= blocks a runner s shoes are placed… …   New idioms dictionary

  • be off the starting blocks — be off the (starting) blocks to have started an activity. Rival telephone companies were quick off the blocks with their reduced price offers. The project for rebuilding the theatre is now off the starting blocks …   New idioms dictionary

  • on the (starting) blocks — on the/(your) (starting) blocks to be ready and waiting to start an activity. The management is on its starting blocks, prepared for a flood of orders …   New idioms dictionary

  • on your (starting) blocks — on the/(your) (starting) blocks to be ready and waiting to start an activity. The management is on its starting blocks, prepared for a flood of orders …   New idioms dictionary

  • on (starting) blocks — on the/(your) (starting) blocks to be ready and waiting to start an activity. The management is on its starting blocks, prepared for a flood of orders …   New idioms dictionary


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