- 1 countable (of appointment, battle) what date is she arriving (on)?what's today's date?, what's the date today?¿en qué fecha llega?at a later date¿a qué fecha estamos?closing date what are his dates? (of birth and death)más tardeen una fecha posteriorto set o fix a date for something¿en qué fechas nació y murió?to datefijar la fecha para algosee also→ out-of-date, → up-to-datehasta el momentoExample sentences
- The ABC were never in fact supporting the concert, but merely recording it, in order to broadcast the event at a later date.
- In previous years the annual awards were held in conjunction with the exhibition but this year they will form a separate event at a later date.
- Brunswick omits any reference to the date of the event so that it's unclear his story is not exactly hot news.
- 2 uncountable (period of time) [formal]a coin of Roman datea friendship of recent dateuna moneda de la época romanauna amistad recienteExample sentences
- The gunports in the south and east walls of the structure adjoining the later gatehouse suggest a late fifteen century date.
- 3 countable [colloquial] 3.1 (appointment) Greg has a date with Ana on Sundayshe had a dinner date that evening (especially American English)Greg sale con Ana el domingo3.2 (person) (especially American English) he's my regular datela habían invitado a cenar esa nocheestoy saliendo con élExample sentences3.3 (booking) See examples: he's playing three dates in London this month
va a actuar tres veces en Londres este mesExample sentences
- ‘I make it my business to know with whom my dates associate,’ he said.
- Chad had a girlfriend at the time, but his friend, Kristin, told him he could bring his girlfriend, along with any of his male friends, for whom she would find dates.
- She found it strange how all they had to worry about was who got a date with whom and where they were going on Friday night.
- His current tour includes dates at big venues such as The Royal Philharmonic Liverpool and The Waterfront, Belfast.
- Kylie Minogue is splashing out on a lavish hotel suite during her London tour dates - despite living less than a mile away..
- As a long-time admirer of Shed Seven's music, I was invited to spend the day with the York band on the final date of their sell-out tour.
- I hear that you're going on a date with your hot step brother and we can discuss every little thing that happened.
- A few days after that Julie came up to me and told me she had gone on a date with him and that it was the most romantic night of her life.
- It took a couple more chance meetings before he actually asked me on a date, but he did and that was 7 years ago.
- 1 1.1 (mark with date)(letter/check)the letter was dated April 131.2 (give date to)la carta estaba fechada el 13 de Abril or tenía fecha del 13 de abril(remains/pottery/fossil)determinar la antigüedad deExample sentences
- Speedway lore dates the races to early last century, when black stable hands who worked for wealthy equestrians would bring their mounts here for a little weekend racing.
- They have managed to track down details from as far back as 1906 but would like to hear from anyone who can date the inaugural event further back than that.
- Most scholars date the beginning of Judaism as an organised and structured religion to this time.
- Once it had been made clear that Mr Sheikh's case was that Mr Daly had signed and dated the same document on the same occasion, the need to examine the authenticity of the signature arose in an acute form.
- The Justice Department memorandum is dated January 7 and marked ‘Confidential - Not for Distribution’ on each page.
- The report of Dr. Mark Waxman dated March 7, 1996 was filed by the plaintiff.
- 2 (betray age) [colloquial]remembering that song really dates youel que recuerdes esa canción demuestra tu edadExample sentences
- I know it dates me, but anyone out there remember the Monrobot? It was a special purpose computer that was built by Monroe Calculator for Gulf Oil Corp.
- When I was taking a typing class in high school (I guess that dates me) I always made more mistakes when the teacher was over my shoulder, waiting for me to mess up.
- I am not quite as old as David or your dad but i did see U.N.C.L.E. in its original run, so that dates me, eh?
- I can't believe they actually know how many boyfriends Oprah has, and who's dating whom in the Philippine Hollywood.
- Stay quiet, and you can learn who's dating whom, who uses what online nickname, and which kids dye their hair.
- I was sitting on the sofa with a man I was dating whom my daughter was quite fond of.
- 1 (originate in) it dates from the 14th centuryhis title dates back to the 14th centurydata del siglo XIVlos orígines de su título se remontan al siglo XIVExample sentences
- In some cases, the crimes date back to before DNA technology existed.
- As well as 60 aerial pictures the exhibition will include ten maps, dating back to 1800.
- Next to the house is the original tower which dates from the 15th century and stands above the Avon Gorge.
- 2 (become old-fashioned)pasar de modaExample sentences
- The whole concept of the British Lions seems to me to look and sound pretty dated, and I say so in the full knowledge that those who have been involved in their exploits in the past rate the Lions Tour as the all-time career highlight.
- It sounds somewhat dated, being about a Jerry Springer-style talk show, and lacks the beauty of much of the rest of the album, but it has grown on me the more I've heard it.
- These are classic songs - if not terribly profound - matched with classy production and an avoidance of overly contemporary sounds that might have made them sound dated.
- (fruit)Example sentences
- However, she warned diabetics to be wary of fruits with moderate calorific values such as mango, pomegranate and jackfruit, and high calorie fruits such as dates and grapes.
- Fruits such as dates and grapes when they are putrified, produce Ethyl Alcohol which is the intoxicating agent.
- Although dried jujubes are not as sweet as true dates, its sugars do concentrate, and the flavor is very similar.
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