Translation of gap in Spanish:
- 1 (space) leave a gap between the desksleave a generous gap between the bulbsdeja un espacio entre los escritorioslook out for a gap in the trafficplante los bulbos bien espaciadosdeje bastante espacio entre los bulbosthe light filtered in through a gapespera a que no pase nadaa gap in the hedgela luz se filtraba por una rendijashe has a gap between her front teethun claro or un hueco en el setotiene los dientes de adelante separadosExample sentences
- Select a tree that is uniformly shaped on all sides without gaps or holes where branches are broken or missing.
- The metal work done on the aft booms was of poor quality, with putty applied in an attempt to cover over gaps around screw holes.
- He watches carefully where he treads so as to avoid some of the bigger holes and gaps between the half-rotten floorboards.
- 2 2.1 (in argument, knowledge) 2.2 (in time) in the gaps between mouthfuls2.3 (disparity) the gap between supply and demandentre bocado y bocadoto bridge the gapla distancia or la brecha entre la oferta y la demanda2.4 (void) her death left a terrible gap in my lifesalvar la distanciato fill o plug a gap in the marketsu muerte dejó un terrible vacío en mi vidallenar un vacío or un hueco en el mercadoExample sentences
- However a lapse of almost two years since the last scheme has left a gap in continuity.
- What struck him while interviewing him were the gaps in his life story.
- For example, when a nurse cares for two or more patients and must divide attention between them there is a potential for gaps in the continuity of care.
- How many times over the years has the music industry played up records bridging the gap between jazz and hip hop?
- But his chances of bridging the gap with only five racing days to go are virtually non-existent.
- Employers are ditching company schemes, yet no-one seems to be bridging the gap with private savings.
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