- 1 (alliance, association) the League of Nations (History)to be in league (with somebody)la Sociedad de Nacionesthe whole world was in league against meestar aliado or confabulado (con alguien)todo el mundo se había aliado or confabulado contra mí or en mi contraExample sentences
- When the Constitution was submitted to referendum, short-lived federation leagues were formed in many centres to campaign for a ‘yes’ vote.
- The league has taken the government to court over the fact that children were not being protected from bullying, assault and self-harm.
- Finally, the league inaugurated the idea of collective economic sanctions.
- This is about the integrity of a league and an agreement: A deal is a deal.
- 2 2.1 (Sport) our team is seventh in the leaguenuestro equipo va séptimo en la clasificación or en la liga(before noun) (champion/game)league standing (American English)de liga2.2 (level, category) See examples: the company wants to stay in the big leaguesposición (feminine) en la liganot to be in the same league as somebody/somethingla empresa quiere mantenerse en primera división or (Mexico) en las ligas mayoresthey're in a different leagueno estar a la misma altura or al mismo nivel que alguien/ algoto be out of one's leaguesorry, I'm out of my league small-time criminals out of their leagueno tienen ni punto de comparaciónladronzuelos (masculine plural) que se meten a hacer fechorías demasiado complicadasExample sentences
- The cloud is kicked up from so many teams scrambling for the league championship.
- Players in the Premiership are playing in that league for a reason and that goes for players in Divisions One, Two and Three.
- It made sense, of course, since the hockey league he played for was beginning their Christmas break.
- At this moment it is easier to win the league than the Champions League or even the FA Cup.
- Fair enough, they've had a couple of good results, but winning the Champions league?
- Twice they won the league and twice lost in the play-offs that guaranteed promotion.
- (measure of distance)Example sentences
- In 1803 Napoleon exiled her to twenty leagues, roughly fifty miles, from Paris.
- The tunnel measured ten leagues east to west, and it covered that distance in an arrow-straight line.
- She was not permitted to travel more than two leagues (five miles) from Coppet and began to receive word that orders for her arrest were pending.
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