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1(society, association)club masculinegolf/tennis club — club de golf/tenis
- to join a club — hacerse socio de un club
- She began the year eating lunch alone in the library, and put aside any interest in school clubs and activities.
- To establish special interest groups and clubs to meet the needs of the young people.
- The hotel offers free swimming for children and other special discounts on club activities.
- In that first issue the Editor found space to give an account of the activities of several clubs and associations, some of which are no longer functioning.
- This course may be of particular interest to clubs and societies in the area.
- Its sub groups included clubs for activities like drama, art and crafts, and country dancing.
- Reports on the club's activities and finances were given by the secretary and treasurer.
- He also thanked the local media for the publicity it had given the club's activities over the past number of years.
- In motoring, the state automobile associations began as sporting clubs but quickly became service organisations and insurers.
- You are asked to list recreational interests and activities, membership of clubs and societies.
- If the school allows parent-organised clubs to meet on school premises, then it must do so on a neutral basis.
- A committee of young people has been set up to run the club and its activities.
- They stress the importance of club activities to the creation of a healthy, well-rounded individual.
- The secretary gave a detailed report on the activities of the club during the year.
- The club would include creative activities such as arts and crafts.
- This is part of the club's fund raising activities and in all over thirty kids will make the journey.
- If we are to move forward, we must espouse this more positive approach in all dimensions of the club's activity.
- Sadly around fifteen years ago interest waned and the club ceased to be active.
- The club have plenty of activities lined up and are looking forward to a busy year.
- College campuses are rife with activities, interesting speakers, clubs, performances, you name it.
- I had asthma, various allergies and a sharp pain in my right side, so I joined a slimming club.
- to join a club — hacerse socio de un club
2(building, premises)club masculine
- And pubs, clubs and other licensed premises were gearing up for the new era of drinking, with the launch of the new, more flexible licensing laws.
- After a gourmet meal overlooking the Adriatic, the couple can take a short walk and visit one of the many wine bars, jazz clubs or outdoor theatres the city has to offer.
- It will make it an offence to light up in a pub, bar, club or restaurant and offenders could be fined.
- It is thought that the attack took place at a club in empty premises above shops.
- Pubs,clubs and other licensed premises in most of Australia will be smoke free by July, officials announced last week.
- As a teenager, he had sat in the coffee bars and jazz clubs, and later watched rock 'n' roll and blues enter the city.
- All licensed premises such as pubs, clubs, restaurants and even cinemas and theatres will have to apply for new style licences.
- His father was in the hospitality business, being involved with restaurants, jazz clubs and a small hotel.
- Like many other people here, I would rather spend the evening at home than risk going to a bar, club or restaurant.
- There are pubs, clubs, bars, restaurants, cafes, galleries and museums - facilities galore.
- I had walked into the jazz club with little or no expectations.
- He gives concerts every Friday evening in the vineyard jazz club and I have yet to get out there to witness this prodigy.
- I usually have to go into Manchester if I want to go to a jazz club, for example.
- Later we will have dinner and drinks, before dancing the night away at a jazz club.
- The jazz club where I used to hang out in the city centre was raided last week.
- Visually, the film perfectly recreates the dark and smoky atmosphere of 1950s jazz clubs.
- Tens of thousands of revellers are expected to flock into the city centre's pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants.
- Nursing homes, social clubs, pubs, filling stations and hotels across the city have all been gobbled up by developers and turned into flats.
- They were also told to stay away from any licensed premises, particularly pubs and clubs.
- My parents use to sneak me into jazz clubs when I was underage
3(for dancing)discoteca feminine
- He was in his early 20s when he became a DJ and began to play at clubs and night spots throughout the region.
- This collection features only the songs that created the disco scene in the clubs of early 1970s New York.
- Live music thumps out of the bars and clubs, a music scene that has produced artists as varied as The Undertones and Dana.
- They have a new night that promises to rehabilitate the northern club scene, go check it out!
- May we have a definite decision on the policy of opening hours for the clubs, bars and night spots?
- The small town businesses were closing up and letting the clubs and hot spots take over the night shift.
- However, their club scene took off and they went from strength to strength.
- A lot of the club and rave scene is decadent and I really don't like this aspect.
- For the most part I have felt welcomed by the male DJs from the club and rave scenes.
- On the club front, every night seems to have limitless beat potential this weekend.
- When the band finishes the stage is quickly cleared, and the club night starts in earnest.
- For the first time in my life however, I really want to be young again so I can be part of the club scene.
- It is also the ideal spot for teenagers who love lying out on the beach and then hitting the amusement park and the pubs and clubs at night.
- They are not an option at any decent night club (many clubs nowadays have stricter dress codes than some offices).
- Before these larger clubs came on the scene, there already was music being played here.
- One analyst of the afterhours scene thinks the clubs should be encouraged rather than attacked.
- This is a representation of the club scene; I love the gold lamé trousers!
- This music revolution seems to have had great effect on the local club scene, or has it really?
- They do like to go for it on a night out, hence our vibrant club culture.
- When the chance came up again to run one of London's big clubs, ego replaced common sense.
intransitive verb clubbing, clubbed, clubbed
1(visit dancing venues)to go clubbing — ir de discoteca
- On the weekends she was likely to be hanging out with her friends, going clubbing at a nightclub or to a rock concert.
- I've always found going clubbing mildly ridiculous, which probably added to the novelty of last night's outing.
- Her new life, sharing digs with fellow models and going clubbing for the first time in her life, was a shock.
- She looks like someone who works in a bank and has a cool haircut for going clubbing on the weekend.
- Had they been going clubbing, he would have been more appropriately dressed.
- I'm going clubbing to put my newly found masculinity to the test.
- When I was about fifteen I started going clubbing.
- He needed to keep an eye on her, he'd decided earlier this evening, when he'd heard they were all going clubbing.
- Saturday is all set to be the best night's clubbing of the year so far.
- Sit back for a moment and imagine a glamorous night of clubbing in Paris.
- I'm staying in a hotel this time, to enjoy a Saturday night of clubbing.
- For good or ill, leisure developments, late night drinking and clubbing are part of the 21st century scene.
- One of the true treasures in life is knowing the location of a late-night spot where you can get food after a night of clubbing.
- The man himself got out of the driver's seat along with several other people, who were all dressed up for a night of clubbing.
- I highly recommend this place to start off the night of clubbing.
- I'm going to have some drinks, catch up with an old friend and do some clubbing.
- The clubbing is really great, but there are also such beautiful places, like the Great Barrier Reef.
- He said that the atmosphere was relaxed because it was a family resort, without much clubbing or loud music.
- The rest of the weekend was spent clubbing and not getting enough sleep.
- This new age approach to clubbing is paying dividends, with the club turning away hundreds of people every weekend.
1(cudgel)garrote masculine(cachi)porra feminine
- They also make their own canoes as well as fishing and hunting implements such as spears, clubs, blow guns, arrows, and darts.
- Many of the arms were ‘low-tech weapons’ like studded clubs, knives and spears.
- The security forces unleashed an immense barrage of teargas as well as using water cannon and clubs.
- They attacked a group of farmers in the village with hunting rifles, clubs and other weapons.
- In that incident, police used tear gas, clubs, heavy plastic shields and live ammunition against the protesters.
- Between four and five men, armed with weapons including a shotgun and a club, broke into the secluded home early yesterday.
- Ironically, guns have replaced knives and clubs as the weapons of choice among many criminals.
- Newspapers reported a fierce clash between troops and a group of hundreds of students armed with swords and wooden clubs.
- Other researchers think that the head injuries resulted from fights using clubs or other weapons.
- The situation escalated, with villagers attacking each other with clubs and other weapons.
- I saw an extremist mob with clubs and swords standing on the other side of the road.
- Wielding his weapon like a club he charged the remaining two guards and flung himself at them.
- Police said youth armed with machetes, knives, clubs and stones surrounded the building.
- Militants wielding clubs and sticks chased the farmer into his house, demanding he leave the property.
- Alongside bows and arrows, clubs seem to have been a favourite weapon.
- A 78-year-old woman sent a robber packing after she cracked him across the head with a wooden club.
3.1(card)trébol masculine(in Spanish pack) basto masculine
- If the turned up card is a club, then clubs are automatically trump.
- Since player one now realizes that the other's card is not a club, he turns over all cards that aren't clubs.
- Suppose its late in the game, and you have a lot of trumps, and 2 medium-to-high ranking clubs.
3.2clubs plural(suit)tréboles masculine(in Spanish pack) bastos masculineclubs is / are trumps — triunfan tréboles/bastos
- The card much to her disappointment was the mere four of clubs.
- The four of clubs is described by some as the Devil's bedstead and is loathed by many players, who claim that no good hand can include this card.
- In other words, it is of the club suit and outranked by all other clubs.
- The queen of clubs belongs for all purposes to the trump suit, not to the club suit.
- For example if hearts are trumps, the jack of clubs is the highest heart, and has nothing whatever to do with the club suit.
- My father also had an ace of hearts, an ace of clubs and the fifth card was a jack of spades.
- Players should now sort out the cards according to suit hearts, clubs, etc.
- As a wit summed it up: When there is no agreement as to which suit is trumps, clubs are always trumps.
- Whoever has the two of clubs (or diamonds if the clubs are trump) leads first.
- The chief differences are that you must make an exact bid instead of a minimum bid, and clubs are trump.
- For example if we are partners, we might agree that a bid of one club by me shows a strong hand, but has nothing to do with wanting clubs as trumps.
- The player with the higher of the two cards (ace of spades is highest, 2 of clubs lowest) will deal the cards for the next match.
- He has, among other cards, an 8 of clubs.
- When 5 play it is necessary to take out two cards - the twos of clubs and diamonds.
- The player who was dealt the 2 of clubs is not allowed to discard it to the trump pile, since it must be led to the first trick.
- She had only the Ace of clubs and the Jack of hearts.
- At the same time, the card cheat is glancing furtively around to make sure no one is watching while he pulls an extra ace of clubs from his belt.
- He had an ace and king of clubs, which meant I needed diamonds or tens.
- Her cards are strong - she has the ace of diamonds, the ace and queen of clubs, the ace and king of hearts.
- I looked at the card and could hardly believe it - seven of clubs.
transitive verb clubbing, clubbed, clubbed
1aporreardarle garrotazos athey clubbed him to the ground — lo tiraron al suelo a garrotazos
- It appears that after Cook was wounded in the back, islanders clubbed him to death.
- She recalls seeing a kind looking elderly gentleman being clubbed to death by someone she recognized.
- They ran him through with their bayonets and clubbed him with iron bars.
- There were reports that the police clubbed several women, though there were no hospital reports of injuries.
- A security guard was in hospital today after gun-toting robbers clubbed him over the head in a raid on a supermarket.
- A teenage security guard today spoke of his terror as he was repeatedly clubbed over the head with the handle of a gun by an armed robber.
- A young couple were robbed by thugs who clubbed the boyfriend with a wooden pole.
- The chicks are clubbed to death and then decapitated.
- I reached for a rock and clubbed him from behind.
- My fists balled, I clubbed the man on the back of the head, grabbing his keys as he fell.
- I swung and clubbed him on the side of the jaw with the manacles, sending him tumbling.
- He struggled even harder against his bonds, until someone clubbed him in the back of the head.
- The animals were usually clubbed to death when they came ashore to breed.
- Graphic images of seals being clubbed to death or shot helps sustain an international boycott on their fur.
- Captured once, he escaped and survived another year before being clubbed to death.
- Stragglers were shot and those that fell down exhausted were clubbed to death or left to die.
- Last August one diner clubbed another with a baseball bat when the latter intervened in a dispute over a missing cheeseburger.
- She was attacked from behind and probably never even saw the killer who clubbed her three times over the head with a rounded blunt instrument, possibly a hammer.
- Personally, I think these practitioners should be clubbed over the head.
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