Definition of 'gap'
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Example sentences containing 'gap'
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He is the one who can bridge the gap. The Sun (2016)Is the age gap going to defeat us in the end? The Sun (2016)That gap would obviously make the league that little bit more exciting for a lot of people. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This book goes a long way towards filling that gap. Times, Sunday Times (2017)For those who were still in the womb when their fathers died the gap widened to two years and ten weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You wouldn't think the gap is as big as it is. The Sun (2017)Yet the gender gap that emerged was not as pronounced as the Democrats had hoped. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He can bridge the gap. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He added that the gaps in knowledge were far too large once they got there and it made the rest of their time at the university miserable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The group said that strong cash generation in the combined business would help to bridge the gap. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet she blames her education for the glaring gaps in her knowledge. The Sun (2015)Many jumped over turnstiles or squeezed through gaps in a fence formed from railway sleepers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Remove weeds appearing through gaps in patio pointing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The charity has also highlighted a significant gap in gender pay across the industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My leaflet on age gaps is on its way. The Sun (2012)The gap between these two totals was astonishing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)After the last entry there is a gap of four months. Sand In My Shoes: Wartime Diaries of a WAAF (2006)She leaves a big gap in all our lives. The Sun (2008)My age gaps advice line today should help. The Sun (2009)The age gap makes no difference to us. The Sun (2007)To make the gap up we have to win all of them. The Sun (2012)The gaps were often filled by novices coming straight from flying school. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)They filled in some of the gaps in his knowledge and confirmed most of his instinctive judgments. Truman (1986)Halfway along there is a temporary fence with a gap of perhaps six inches at the bottom. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Missing those players when we did more than accounts for the gap in points. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pastors feel the effects of the gender gap week in and week out. Christianity Today (2000)Look ahead and think about how the age gap will affect you at different life stages. The Sun (2013) Make gaps in vegetables and crack in eggs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This fossil appears to be just on the cusp of that and it could help us fill in that big gap. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Vast age gaps mean vast differences. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We just don't know how to bridge the gap. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Teams need to show that they've bridged the gap from four years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Tell him that we've found a gap in the line. Man of Honour (2007)
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Translations for 'gap'
British English: gap /ɡæp/ NOUN
A gap is a space between two things or a hole in something solid.
The wind was blowing through the gaps in the wall.
- American English: gap
- Arabic: فَجْوَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: brecha
- Chinese: 缺口
- Croatian: praznina
- Czech: mezera
- Danish: åbning
- Dutch: tussenruimte
- European Spanish: hueco espacio
- Finnish: aukko
- French: fossé
- German: Lücke
- Greek: κενό
- Italian: buco
- Japanese: 隙間
- Korean: 간격
- Norwegian: åpning
- Polish: luka
- European Portuguese: brecha
- Romanian: gol
- Russian: разрыв
- Spanish: hueco espacio vacío
- Swedish: gap
- Thai: ช่องว่าง
- Turkish: boşluk yer
- Ukrainian: проміжок
- Vietnamese: chỗ trống
Definition of gap from the Collins English Dictionary
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