- 1 (in ice hockey) salida (f), saque (m)More example sentences
- He said the referee had dropped the puck to start the face-off when two other opposing players had started to fight.
- The match was watched by Keith Hill, who dropped the puck at the first face-off to begin the game.
- Ben won the face-off and passed the puck to Nate.
- 2 (showdown) (AmE) confrontación (f)More example sentences
- Now imagine that instead of a bilateral face-off, the next cold war will be a nuclear free-for-all.
- Instead of spreading out and confronting their neighbors in hostile face-offs, foraging sanderlings bunched together in tight little flocks.
- Please join us tomorrow in our face-off, a hard-fought battle over the security and reliability of electronic voting.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.