- 1 1.1 (to garden) verja (feminine), cancela (feminine) (Spain/España) , portón (masculine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) ; (to field) portón (masculine), tranquera (feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) 1.2 (to castle, city) (usually plural/generalmente en plural) puerta (feminine), portal (masculine) the Pearly Gates [liter or hum] las puertas del paraíso 1.3 (controlling admission) entrada (feminine) 1.4 (at airport) puerta (feminine) (de embarque)More example sentences1.5 (of lock, sluice) compuerta (feminine)
- The small group stood together at the departure gate at Sheridan Airport.
- The group searched four airport departure gates and, after they could not find the man, returned to the checkpoint to retest the machine.
- The flight was cancelled and the aircraft returned to the gate.
- 2(starting gate)(in horse racing) cajón (masculine) de salida; (in ski competitions) puerta (feminine) de salidaMore example sentences
- Andrew drove up to the front gate; the gate was closed, but there was a check-in station.
- The gunmen in all cases were greeted with hospitality and obeyed requests from the owners to close gates, not break fences or frighten animals.
- Many walls, fences and gates have to be clambered over.
- 3 3.1 (attendance) público (masculine), concurrencia (feminine), entrada (feminine) (Spain/España) 3.2gate (money) recaudación (feminine), taquilla (feminine)More example sentences
- By the very nature of their popularity, certain people can act as role models for the young, lend their good name to charity or simply add thousands to the gate of a sporting event.
- They are currently lying seventh in the crowd table with an average gate of 8,662.
- One, a bigger gate means greater admissions and therefore a greater return on the money.
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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them.