Definición de flagpole en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈflaɡpəʊl/


A pole used for flying a flag.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • No one partied harder than the people of Bolton, with flags flying patriotically from flagpoles and bunting between the houses.
  • To hang a Union Flag up correctly the thick white stripe should be at the top of the flag nearest the flagpole and otherwise at the top on the left.
  • Visitors to Scarborough Cricket Club this week will have noticed three flags on the club flagpole.


run something up the flagpole (to see who salutes)

Test the popularity of a new idea or proposal: the idea was first run up the flagpole in 1997
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Of course, there are many more highly-irritating words and phrases that are often used in corporate circles, such as ‘moving the goalposts’, and ‘running an idea up the flagpole’.
  • Then they'd all go back to their offices and run something up the flagpole, just to see who might salute.
  • It's no good your just running it up the flagpole to see if you salute.

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Saltos de línea: flag|pole

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