English version

grandstand

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sport, Buildings
grandstandgrand‧stand /ˈɡrændstænd/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DSTBBa large structure that has many rows of seats where people sit and watch sports competitions, games, or races2 a grandstand view (of something)
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grandstandFortunately, the newly constructed grandstands held up under the stress of several hundred fans.The 1.85-mile track would be lined by five grandstands with a capacity for 150,000, and racing would start in 1995.It irks me that the Five-Hundred-Mile-Race grandstands are basically inaccessible-a group of us are working diligently to correct that.The pungent oil smoke wafts across the grandstand.It was founded by Stan Barnet and Sid Dicker and in the early days met behind the grandstand on match days.A horse dies following an ugly breakdown in front of the grandstand on opening day at Santa Anita.Akram swept him for four between the two fielders in front of the grandstand.
GrandstandGrandstand 🔊 🔊 a sports programme that used to be broadcast on British television on Saturday and Sunday afternoons until 2007. It showed many different sports and at the end of the programme, the football and rugby results were read out. Its most famous presenters were Desmond Lynam and David Coleman.
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