- 1 1.1 c (way in) entrada (f) wait for me at the entrance to the building/park espérame en or a la entrada del edificio/parque the tradesman's entrance la entrada de servicio 1.2 c (foyer) hall (m) (before n) entrance hall hall (m), vestíbulo (m)More example sentences1.3 u (access) [formal] entrada (f) to gain entrance entrar
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- A stained glass front door opens into an entrance hall with understairs storage, ceiling coving, a centre rose and a decorative archway.
- A Gothic front door opens into the entrance hall, which features a white marble fireplace and an ornate ceiling.
- Two sets of wrought-iron gates herald the entrance to a driveway that sweeps in a horseshoe round the front of the building.
- If the reliability of the Bagrut exams is undermined, the universities will introduce entrance examinations, he warned.
- The senate was usually limited to 600 members, and entrance was dependent on property qualifications and election to key offices.
- It is widely regarded as an elite institution and only one out of every 100 candidates for the tough entrance examinations gain admission.
- 2 u (admission — to club, museum) entrada (f); (— to school, university) ingreso (m) they were refused entrance no se les permitió la entrada, se les negó la admisión (before n) there is an entrance charge se cobra la entrada entrance examination examen (m) de ingreso entrance fee (for entry) entrada (f) (to join club) cuota (f) de ingreso or inscripción (for exam, competition) cuota (f) or tasa (f) de inscripción entrance form solicitud (f) de ingreso, forma (f) de ingreso (Méx) entrance qualifications nota (f) mínima de ingreso entrance requirements requisitos (mpl) de ingreso
- 3 c 3.1 (act of entering) entrada (f) to make one's entrance hacer* su ( or mi etc) entrada 3.2 [Theat] entrada (f) en escenaMore example sentences
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- A conceited thespian, he treats every introduction as a stage entrance and every conversation is a source of high drama and shameless posturing.
- A signature tune was also used to herald the entrance of an individual performer in variety shows, a practice that continues on some television chat-shows.
- It was an entrance modelled on the performance of Gary Cooper in High Noon and here, just down the road from Hollywood, it was made by the biggest star in town.
- Steps have already been taken to try and reduce the number of vehicles driving on the surface, with the placement of new bollards restricting the entrance of heavy vans entering the town.
- Startled by the abrupt entrance of his daughter, he got up quickly.
- However, the next day, he saw an opportunity to gain possible entrance into the warm building.
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.