(n.) = race ; run. Ex: Equality of opportunity is a myth: whilst some people start the race highly trained and wearing spikes others have balls and chains attached to their ankles and wear hobnailed boots = La igualdad de oportunidades es un mito: mientras que algunas personas empiezan la carrera muy preparados y llevan zapatillas de clavos, otras arrastran grilletes y cadenas en sus tobillos y llevan botas con clavos. Ex: The truth is that after a run we have a window of opportunity to replace muscle glycogen stores that were used up. ---- * bicicleta de carreras = racing bike ; road bike. * bici de carreras = racing bike. * caballo de carreras = racehorse [race horse]. * carrera a pie = foot race. * carrera armamentista, la = arms race, the. * carrera contra el tiempo = race against time ; race against the clock. * carrera contra reloj = race against time ; race against the clock. * carrera de campo a través = cross-country race. * carrera de coches improvisados sin motor = soapbox derby race ; soapbox derby. * carrera de entrenamiento = training run. * carrera de motocicletas = motorcycle race ; motorcycle racing. * carrera de motocross = motocross race. * carrera de motos = motorcycle racing ; motorcycle race. * carrera de obstáculos = steeplechase ; obstacle race. * carrera de relevos = relay race ; relay race. * carrera de sacos = sack race ; potato sack race. * carrera de tres piernas = three-legged race ; three-legged race. * carrera informal = fun run. * carrera pedestre = foot race. * carrera presidencial = presidential race. * carreras = racing. * carreras de bicicletas = bike racing ; bicycle racing. * carreras de bicis = bike racing. * carreras de caballos = horse-racing. * carreras de ciclismo = bike racing ; bicycle racing. * carreras de galgos = greyhound racing. * ciclista de carreras = bicycle racer. * circuito de carreras = race track ; racing circuit. * coche de carreras = competition car. * corredor de carreras = race driver ; racer. * deporte de carreras = racing sport. * jinete de carreras = jockey. * participar en una carrera de campo a través = run + a cross-country race. * preparador de caballos de carreras = racehorse trainer. * trineo de carreras = bobsleigh [bobsled, -USA]. (n.) = career ; career pattern ; course of study. Ex: She began her career at Central Missouri State University where she was Head of the Documents Depository. Ex: Non-traditional career patterns include part-time work; job share, flexitime, freelance and services by consultants and information brokers. Ex: The notion that a course of study, whether academic or vocational/technical, prepares a person for a lifetime career is outdated and dangerous. ---- * avanzar en una carrera profesional = further + a career. * carrera académica = academic career. * carrera dramática = acting career. * carrera política = political career. * carrera profesional = career choice ; professional career. * carrera universitaria = university career ; degree programme ; academic major ; college degree. * hacer carrera = make + a name for + Reflexivo. * primer año de carrera = freshman year. * promocionar + Posesivo + carrera = advance + Posesivo + career.