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American English: /ˈɡoʊlˌpoʊst/
British English: /ˈɡəʊlpəʊst/

Translation of goalpost in Spanish:


  • poste (masculine) or palo (masculine) de la portería
    poste (masculine) or palo (masculine) (Latin America tb) del arco
    to move the goalposts (British English)
    (change rules) cambiar las reglas de juego
    (change target) cambiar de planes
    Example sentences
    • The distance between the goals and the goalposts shall be decided upon by the Captains of the sides playing.
    • It flew at an alarming rate towards the goal, hit the goalpost, and rebounded off it straight back at me.
    • The same player rocked Carlow with a thunderous shot off the goalpost for a spectacular goal to put Port ahead for the first time after 12 minutes.
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