- 1 (board) tabla (f), tablón (m) to walk the plank pasear la tabla to be as thick as two short planks (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] no tener* dos dedos de frente [colloquial/familiar], ser* más bruto que un arado [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- As you lay the planks, use a hammer or mallet and a scrap piece of flooring to force the planks tightly together and assure a snug fit.
- Most of the floors are custom-stained Black American walnut 1/2 inch by six-inch planks from Heartland Flooring.
- Use plywood walk boards or wooden planks over the ceiling joists for support.
- 2 (of policy) puntal (masculine)More example sentences
- The SEP's policy to end the war is grounded on the fundamental planks of socialist internationalism.
- He has been crucial to cementing a close alliance with Washington, which has become the central plank of the political and economic strategy of the most powerful sections of the corporate elite.
- In the immediate postwar years he, then Labour foreign minister, was a key figure in the creation of Nato, the central plank of US military strategy during the Cold War.
- (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], plantificar* [colloquial/familiar], poner* she planked herself down on the sofa se desplomó en el sofáMore example sentences
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- Old, but not self consciously so, the Horseshoe Bar has a well-worn wooden counter for planking those weary elbows.
- He planked a solid header behind him, but it was just a shade offside and the referee was quick with the decision.
- In 37 minutes, his astute pass left him with just the keeper to beat but the striker contrived to plank his shot against the advancing keeper's legs.
- Tonight, the mystery was solved; it turned out that she had planked it in one of our cupboards with all the other stuff we smuggled (unwrapped) into the house past the kids.