- 1 1.1 countable(pole)as deaf as a postmás sordo que una tapiaExample sentences1.2 uncountable
(in horse racing)the finishing/starting postto leave somebody at the postel poste de llegada/salidala meta/salidato pip somebody at the post (British English)dejar a alguien en el poste de salidaganarle a alguien por la mano or (River Plate area) de manoExample sentences1.3 countable
- 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.
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
- Steve's post below reminded me of an article I wrote a couple of years ago.
- I think maybe you misread my original post.
- My objection was to having to supply my information just to follow your content, which your post implies is necessary.
- 1 1.1 (announce)(meeting/reward)to post somebody missingto keep somebody posteddar a alguien por desaparecido1.2post no billsmantener or tener a alguien al tanto or al corriente1.3prohibido fijar carteles or anuncios(on the Internet)posted by Nick Davisposteado por Nick DavisExample sentences1.4 (in ledger)
- Sarah posted the pic to her Facebook page.
- A clip of his speech was posted to the website of KSN-TV.
- A bug in recent weeks has meant that updates aren't being speedily posted to the site.
- 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.
- 2 2.1 (Business) the company posted losses of two million dollars2.2la compañía registró pérdidas de dos millones de dólaresExample sentences
- 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.
- 1 uncountable(mail) (especially British English)to send something by post o through the postby return of post by separate postmandar or enviar algo por correofirst class posten sobre aparte or por separado(correo de entrega más rápida)it must have got lost in the postto drop something in the postse ha debido perder en el correoit's in the postechar algo al correo or al buzónthis came for you in the postya ha sido enviado or está en caminowas there any post this morning?te llegó esto en el correo or por correothe first/second post¿llegó alguna carta esta mañana?(collection)la primera/segunda recogida(delivery)to catch/miss the postel primer/segundo repartollegar 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)(especially British English) (letter/parcel)echar al correo(drop in postbox)could you post this off by tomorrow?echar al buzónto post something to somebody¿podrías echar esto al correo antes de mañana?I posted it to him last weekmandarle or enviarle algo a alguien (por correo)se lo mandé la semana pasada
- 1 1.1 the post advertised in yesterday's paperto take up one's postel puesto or empleo anunciado en el periódico de ayerempezar a trabajarExample sentences1.2
(important position)to take up a postthe holder of the posttomar posesión de un cargoasumir un cargo1.3el titular del cargo(place of duty)
- 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.
- 2(station)a frontier/customs postun puesto fronterizo/de aduanasExample 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.
- 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)Example sentences
- 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.
- 2 (send) he was posted abroadlo destinaron or mandaron al extranjeroExample 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.
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