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starting block

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Definición de starting block en inglés:

sustantivo

(usually starting blocks)
A shaped rigid block for bracing the feet of a runner at the start of a race: they will take their mark on official Olympic starting blocks figurative only six of a planned twenty hotels are off the starting blocks negotiations are not off the starting blocks yet
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Charles Booth, inventor of the runner's starting blocks, and the oldest competitor in a class all of his own, at this week's World Masters Games.
  • A Brentwood church and school are already on the starting blocks for the Olympic Games by hosting their own themed event.
  • Businesses, meanwhile, have raced out of the starting blocks and become more forceful players in this recovery.

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