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starting block
Pronunciation: /ˈstɑrdɪŋ ˌblɑk/

Translation of starting block in Spanish:


  • (usually plural)
    bloque (masculine) de salida
    Example sentences
    • Charles Booth, inventor of the runner's starting blocks, and the oldest competitor in a class all of his own, at this week's World Masters Games.
    • A Brentwood church and school are already on the starting blocks for the Olympic Games by hosting their own themed event.
    • Businesses, meanwhile, have raced out of the starting blocks and become more forceful players in this recovery.
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