- 1.1 countable/numerable (gesture) saludo (m), venia (f) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) to take the salute (on dais) presidir el desfile 1.2 countable/numerable (firing of guns) salva (feminine) a 21-gun salute una salva de 21 cañonazosMore example sentences1.3 (tribute) (no plural/sin plural) homenaje (m), reconocimiento (m)
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- Excitement still pervaded the air, which hummed with voices and the crackle and pop of logs in the fire like a twenty-one gun salute.
- She received a 21-gun salute during the welcoming ceremony at Merdeka Palace.
- Hu, who released a short statement outlining the goals of his visit, was given a 21-gun salute as part of an official welcoming ceremony, she said.
- I lifted my glass in salute to all my American friends, enjoying the big Thanksgiving meal, and thought with only a tinge of envy of the delights of roast turkey with all the trimmings.
- In a final mark of respect, a rescue helicopter circled low over the bay, dropped a wreath into the sea, and dipped its nose in salute to those on the headland.
- When the jet reached Manchester Airport, the aircraft's wings were tipped in salute to its new home before circling and touching down.
- 1.1 [Military/Militar] [officer] saludar to salute the flag saludar la bandera 1.2 (acknowledge, pay tribute) [formal] [courage/achievement] rendir* homenaje a I can only salute your singlemindedness no puedo sino aplaudir su determinaciónMore example sentences1.3 (greet) [formal] [friend/person/event] saludar
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- When two boxers trade punches for 12 rounds, we salute the champion and respect the loser.
- Let's all salute an achievement of truly monumental proportions.
- To my colleagues who aspired for this position, I salute you and respect you for the good fight we had.
- As we walked, I saw many men greeting or saluting us by kissing her forefinger and bringing it to their forehead.
- She waved cheerfully and Kyle saluted her right back.
- Players saluted supporters and the fans hailed their heroes who, at the third attempt in seven roller-coaster seasons, had managed to avoid instant relegation.
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tosb) hacerle* el saludo or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) la venia ( aalgn)More example sentences
- I'm reminded of the famous essay by the semiotician Roland Barthes, who analysed an image of a black soldier saluting the French flag.
- I remember when the bonded labourers decided to salute the national flag for the first time, on Independence Day in 1983.
- True patriotism is more than saluting the flag and obeying the current administration.