Translation of goal in Spanish:

goal

Pronunciation: /gəʊl/

n

  • 1 [Sport] 1.1 (structure) portería (f), arco (m) (AmL) to shoot at goal tirar al arco (AmL) or (Esp) a puerta to be in o play in o keep goal jugar* de guardameta or de portero or (AmL tb) de arquero or (CS tb) de golero (before n) goal area área (f‡) chica or de portería or de meta goal kick saque (m) de puerta or de portería or (CS) de valla goal line línea (f) de gol goal mouth boca (f) de gol 1.2 (point) gol (m) to score a goal marcar* or meter or (AmL tb) anotar or anotarse un gol to save a goal salvar un gol, parar or detener* or (esp AmL) atajar un (disparo a) gol (before n) goal average gol (m) average, promedio (m) de goles goal scorer goleador, -dora (m,f)
  • 2 2.1 (aim) meta (f), objetivo (m) to reach o achieve one's goal lograr or alcanzar* su ( or mi etc) objetivo to set goals for oneself proponerse* metas or objetivos I set myself the goal of finishing the job by Friday me propuse (como meta) acabar el trabajo para el viernes goal-directed activities actividades (fpl) dirigidas a la obtención de un fin 2.2 (destination) destino (m), meta (f)

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