- 1 c 1.1 (for fishing, protecting) red (f) the net was closing around the gang la red se iba cerrando en torno a la banda to cast one's net wide buscar* en un radio muy amplio we decided to cast our net wider and advertise in the national press decidimos ampliar el radio de nuestra búsqueda y anunciarnos en la prensa nacional to slip through the net she/it slipped through the net se les ( or nos etc) escapó to spread one's net tender* su ( or mi etc) redMore example sentences1.2
- He fished with a golden net drawn by cords woven of purple and scarlet threads.
- A good fisherman weaves his own nets with twine and a needle made of whalebone.
- The guides had the students assist with the gathering of the mud samples, water samples, and catching fish and other sea animals with a net.
- 2 c [Sport] 2.1 (in tennis, volleyball) red (f) 2.2 (in soccer, hockey) red (f) he put the ball in the back of the net [colloquial/familiar] metió el balón en (el fondo de) la red [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences
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- Unable to find the net in either game, goals remain a problem.
- Following a run of six successive wins, Paul Simpson's men have taken just one point from their last two matches and failed to find the net in both games.
- However, they had to wait till late in the game to find the net.
- When her kids were growing up, Dale Kephart always had volleyball and badminton nets set up in the backyard.
- Gone will be the trampolines, table tennis tables and badminton nets that occupy the main auditorium on weekday nights when there is no concert.
- Before they took it away I suggested putting up two basketball posts and nets with goal posts underneath them like most other areas have but my pleas have fallen on deaf ears.
- 3 u (fabric) tela (f) de visillos, voile (m) (RPl) (before n) net curtains visillos (mpl), cortinas (fpl) de voile (RPl) net stockings medias (fpl) de mallaMore example sentences
- Selecting a modern look, Deepika has chosen mostly chiffons, gossamer net, silk and georgettes for her debut at LIFW.
- Fabrics are given the technological touch with the use of rubberised velvet and wool, mirrored wool crepe, stretch net, organza and spider beaded georgette.
- Cut the front stay from a firmly woven cotton blend for light control or from mediumweight, girdle-like power net fabric for firm control.
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- After someone gives the warning of an enemy in the area, the enemy's location and disposition is then broadcasted over the radio net.
- And because the call was placed into a patch unit, it allowed us to link that net into other radio nets or telephone lines.
- What types of radios and nets are we going to communicate with?
- Maybe H. Zuckerman, presumably a tough cop, was refusing to give her name so they could look up her vital statistics on various computer nets.
- In Europe, prosecutors have brought cases against the alleged online attackers suspected of creating networks of compromised computers, known as bot nets.
- The same could happen with the net - we'll have national nets with firewalls and exorbitant charges.
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- 1 1.1 (catch) [butterfly] cazar* (con red); [fish] pescar* (con red) he's netted himself a good job ha conseguido or [familiar/colloquial] pescado un buen trabajoMore example sentences1.2 (spread net in) [river] tender* las redes en
More example sentences1.3 (protect with net) [fruit bushes] proteger* con redes
- They might catch the fish or net the bird but not consume it.
- As we were quite high up from the water we used a landing net with a twelve foot long telescopic handle so that we could safely net any fish that we caught.
- I netted a beast, all 11 lb 10 oz of it, from the York water at Beningbrough Park last Friday.
- If you see any one netting the river or killing Pike over 3 kilo then report it.
- How often I heard the stories of the poachers, pronounced poochers, who netted the river for salmon to the disgust of the rod-men and the local boatmen.
- In the past I have reported about the illegal netting of lakes and rivers across Ireland.
- 2 [Sport] [ball] (in football, hockey) meter en la red; (in basketball) encestar; (in tennis, volleyball) enviar* or lanzar* contra la red; [goal] marcar*More example sentences
- Gilbert Mushangazhike, the visitors' leading goal scorer, netted twice in the first half, but missed a penalty in the second half.
- Whilst they are hardly prolific scorers netting only six goals, their defence has done well in only conceding eight goals the least number of goals conceded, a sorry sight when your team cannot find goals.
- Shanahan already has scored 20 goals after netting only 31 goals and 58 points last season.
- 3 (earn) [company/sale] producir* he netted $50,000 se embolsó 50.000 dólares limpios [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences
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- The CA president netted the sum less than a fortnight after the US software company issued a profit warning which sent its share price plummeting.
- In 1861, the two women had staged a fundraiser that netted the paltry sum of $675.
- He also netted pension contributions and other perks of €68,000.
- They sold a five-storey house in central London overlooking St James's Park for £5.7m in 2004, netting them £3.7m profit.
- Council chiefs have confirmed the 105-year-old club has approached them to discuss the potential relocation that would net them millions of pounds.
- Komarnitski earned third place in the annual Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award, netting him prize money of $3000.
- 1.1 [Busn] [Fin] [income/profit/cost/weight] neto interest is paid net of tax (BrE) el interés se paga después de haber deducido los impuestosMore example sentences
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- And it's a big boost to the bottomline with net value addition per person being 10-15 times the amount it is for BPOs.
- Canary Wharf said its net value per share increased from £5.18 to £6.78 in the year to June.
- Where 15% UK tax was deducted, the net amount received is liable to Irish tax.
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- Under the Bill consumers must only be charged on a net weight basis - that is, without any packaging included in the stated weight or price.
- The enhanced net weight is partly created by the lack of fungal disease in the plants, since less fungal disease means that the plants need less trimming.
- Additionally, tags will have the manufacturer's name and address, as well as the guarantee on the net weight of the feed contained in the bag.
- The net effect of these factors is the accumulation of a large foreign debt by the Middle Eastern countries.
- If the profit of one division increases with a corresponding decrease to another division the net overall effect is the same for the single entity and hence, the shareholders.
- These improvements might be the net effect of two factors: starting treatment at earlier stages of disease, or better treatment for a given stage.