- 1 1.1 countable (pole) as deaf as a postmás sordo que una tapiaExample sentences1.2 uncountable (in horse racing) the finishing/starting post
el poste de llegada/salidato leave somebody at the post
- The accident revealed that timber posts supporting the metal barriers were inadequate and even rotten in places.
- Determine the length you'll need and purchase a prefabricated metal railing with posts from a lumberyard or home center.
- Pier blocks serve as a transition from the posts supporting the girder to the concrete foundation footings.
la meta/salidadejar a alguien en el poste de salidato pip somebody at the post (British English)ganarle a alguien por la mano or (River Plate area) de manoExample sentences1.3 countable
also: goal post
- Does anybody else think the winning jockey's Cheltenham salute as they pass the post is getting beyond the bounds of sensibility and safety?
- Ballingarry, third in the Irish Derby and St Leger, strode past the post to take 12 points in the World standings.
- He got Ocean Silk flying towards the post but it was not enough to peg back the winner.
- 2 countable (Computing) (Internet message)post (masculine)
mensaje (masculine) en Internet (generalmente dentro de un foro o un blog)Example sentences
- Over the summer we had a post about the power internet message boards hold over the making of movies.
- Remember: e-mail and newsgroup posts are not secure venues for volunteering your credit card information.
- Podcasting is a lot more difficult than dashing off a post on a weblog.
- 1 1.1 (announce)(meeting/reward)to post somebody missing
anunciardar a alguien por desaparecidoto keep somebody postedmantener or tener a alguien al tanto or al corrienteExample sentences1.2post no bills
prohibido fijar carteles or anuncios1.3 (on the Internet) posted by Nick Davisposteado por Nick DavisExample sentences1.4 (in ledger)
- He said the company had performed well in the last financial year and will post strong results.
- The JSE-listed financial services group this week posted its interim results for the six months just ended.
- The online bank posted its results for 2002 on Monday and revealed that it is planning to spend £5m on researching the US market in the first half of this year.
- New information is posted on the Internet twice a month during the growing season and less frequently during winter.
- The primary evidence was posted on the Internet.
- The virus is under analysis, more information will be posted later.
- When the payment was posted to the accounts it was in debit, as there was no corresponding asset.
- Those transactions that were settled immediately with cash were not posted to the account book, since no indebtedness existed.
- 1 uncountable (mail) (esp British English) to send something by post o through the postmandar or enviar algo por correoby return of post by separate posten sobre aparte or por separadofirst class post(correo de entrega más rápida)it must have got lost in the postse ha debido perder en el correoto drop something in the postechar algo al correo or al buzónit's in the postya ha sido enviado or está en caminothis came for you in the postte llegó esto en el correo or por correowas there any post this morning?¿llegó alguna carta esta mañana?the first/second post(collection) la primera/segunda recogida(delivery) el primer/segundo repartoto catch/miss the postllegar a/perder la recogidaExample sentences
- Royal Mail managers were drafted to deliver post to thousands of other homes after the workers voted to continue their stoppage.
- Priority is being given to business mail with the aim of having all such post delivered by 10 am.
- Now she has had the front door replaced without a letterbox and her post is delivered to the Post Office in Bingley.
- (mail)(esp British English) (letter/parcel)
echar al correo(drop in postbox) echar al buzóncould you post this off by tomorrow?¿podrías echar esto al correo antes de mañana?to post something to somebodymandarle or enviarle algo a alguien (por correo)I posted it to him last weekse lo mandé la semana pasadaExample sentences
- I walked the 200 metres from my house to the village post box to post a letter.
- The advent of e-mails has vastly decreased the number of letters being posted through a post box, and internet banking has also probably had an impact on the PO service.
- And put out the letter that must be posted where it'll be seen.
- 1 1.1 (job) the post advertised in yesterday's paperel puesto or empleo anunciado en el periódico de ayerto take up one's postentrar en funciones
empezar a trabajarExample sentences1.2 (important position) to take up a post
tomar posesión de un cargothe holder of the post
- Any who were employed were usually in the lowest paid posts and in jobs that had little prospect of professional progress.
- He needs professional experience but won't be offered a paid post in Scotland without professional experience.
- In July it was estimated that at least 400 teacher and teaching assistant posts will be lost in the Yorkshire region over the next year because of cash shortages.
asumir un cargo
entrar en funcionesel titular del cargo1.3 (place of duty)Example sentences
- Alongwith discharging his duties on different posts at different places, he continued his literary pursuits also.
- But last week travellers set up their homes on the site while the duty guard left his post to take a break for lunch.
- Just beyond the customs post is a sprawling underground shopping mall that is the visitor's introduction to the new China.
- 2 (station) a frontier/customs postun puesto fronterizo/de aduanasExample sentences
- High ranking police officers, in charge of police stations and posts and other policemen took part in the camp.
- The lookout post at Newtownhamilton police station would also be closed.
- Investigations continue to see whether other police officers deserted their posts during the height of that disaster.
- 1 (position)(policeman/soldier)
- From February 1996 to January 1997 he was posted abroad.
- Alexander is currently posted in Moscow, his second appointment to Russia.
- Now, after working her fingers to the bone on the EU's behalf, those ungrateful swine in Brussels have decided to punish her yet further by posting her to Paris for the next two years.
- The sentries posted at the police stations have been asked to be more polite and friendly so that complainants do not hesitate from coming to the police stations.
- Extra police officers are being posted at polling booths and on patrol duties, and France has tightened controls along its border with Spain.
- Soldiers were posted as guards all around the camp.
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