Translation of goal in Spanish:
- 1 (Sport) 1.1 (structure) to shoot at goalto be in o play in o keep goaltirar al arco (Latin America) or (Spain) a puertajugar de guardameta or de portero or (in Latin America also) de arquero or (in Southern Cone also) de goleroExample sentences1.2 (point) to score a goal
to save a goalmarcar or meter or (in Latin America also) anotar or anotarse un golsalvar un golparar or detener or (especially Latin America) atajar un (disparo a) golExample sentences
- Mr Foxley said there were still some problems with organising the event including installing a set of rugby or American Football posts instead of the football goals.
- The most evident of these is the newly designed entrance, whose metal frame resembles a football goal.
- Shots are made at soccer-style goals rather than a basket and there are seven players in each team.
- But the good thing for the strikers is that we are so sound defensively we don't have to score five goals to win a game.
- For the record, the Brazilian Ronaldo scored two goals in that World Cup final win two years ago.
- They did score the opening goal of the game after ten minutes of play in the first half.
- 2 2.1 (aim) to reach o achieve one's goalto set goals for oneselflograr or alcanzar su ( or mi etc) objetivoI set myself the goal of finishing the job by Fridayproponerse metas or objetivosgoal-directed activitiesme propuse (como meta) acabar el trabajo para el viernes2.2 (destination)actividades (feminine plural) dirigidas a la obtención de un finExample sentences
- Sensing that the end of the cave was within our grasp we pushed on towards our goal of the East Canal.
- You move ahead in a single-pointed manner to achieve professional goals and ambitions.
- A slow and steady approach allows you to fulfill ambitions and achieve professional goals.
- It inevitably acts as a barrier to achieving ambitious economic goals.
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A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.