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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ At first he has no money, until he collects his giro.
▪ Christopher's £52.10 giro is due.
▪ He pleaded guilty to a charge of stealing the giro.
▪ The giro was £20.60, the fare was £12 and I stayed about six days.
▪ Trying to manage on your giro?
▪ When a man lives in, a woman's independence - her own name on the weekly giro - is automatically surrendered.

n. 1 (context in Europe English) A transfer of funds between different account holders, carried out by the bank according to payer's written instructions. 2 (context British informal English) An unemployment benefit cheque.

  1. n. a check given by the British government to someone who is unemployed; it can be cashed either at a bank or at the post office [syn: giro cheque]

  2. a British financial system in which a bank or a post office transfers money from one account to another when they receive authorization to do so


Girò is a red Italian wine grape variety that is grown on Sardinia and used mostly in the production of fortified wines in the Giro di Cagliari Denominazione di origine controllata (DOC). The grape was once widely planted throughout Sardinia but its plantings were decimated when the phylloxera epidemic hit the island at the end of the nineteenth century. At the turn of the 21st century there were 552 hectares (1,364 acres) of the grape planted throughout Italy, mostly in the Sardinian provinces of Cagliari and Oristano.

Giro (musician)

Jorge Manuel López, also known as Giro Lopez, is a Puerto Rican salsa musician. Giro began his career as part of the boy band of Puerto Rico called Los Chicos. Two singles by "Giro" Jorge López, "Si Tu Supieras" and "Mi Forma de Sentir", reached #1 on the Latin Tropical Airplay. In 1995, Giro received a Lo Nuestro award for " New Tropical Singer of the Year" and in 1996 also was nominated for Best Male Tropical Singer of the Year. He won a gold record at the New Jersey OTI Awards (National Songwriters Contest), presented by Billboard magazine.

He was signed to Sony Music (SDI - Sony Discos International) from 1988 until 2000.

His 2002 album, Mi Nostalgia, received a Latin Grammy nomination for " Best Salsa Album". His 2011 CD release under Giro Productions and Oriente Music Group "Todavia Hay Amor" was produced by Cuto Soto and Gunda Merced. It contains three compositions, “Se Que Perdi,” “No Te Puedo Olvidar” and “Llegaste,” by salsa songwriter and composer Pedro Azael and a re-recorded version of his early hit “Me he enamorado,” written by Pepe Luis Soto. The song that received the most airplay on Latin music stations was a duet with La India of “Islas En El Mar,” the Spanish version of “Islands in the Stream” first recorded by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton.

As a solo artist Giro has performed and collaborated with Marc Anthony, Ruben Blades, Luis Enrique, Willie Colón, Frankie Ruiz, Rey Ruiz, Eddie Santiago, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Tito Rojas, Víctor Manuelle, and Jerry Rivera. On February 12, 2011 Giro appeared at the Best of the 1990s show at Trump Plaza in New York City, along with other salsa colleagues such as La India, Tito Nieves, Tony Vega, Jerry Rivera, Eddie Santiago, Lalo Rodriguez, and Tito Rojas. In May 2011 Giro appeared at the New Orleans Jazz Festival.

In addition to large Latin music markets in the USA like Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, Texas and New York City, Giro has penetrated into Europe and Asia and also the Caribbean and Central and South American tropical music markets, spending six months in Brazil alone between Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Recife, and touring heavily in 2011 throughout Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Canada and Puerto Rico. Giro is currently managed by Chino Rodriguez.

Giro (company)

Giro is a subsidiary of Vista Outdoor. It manufactures helmets, apparel, shoes, softgoods for cycling, and goggles for skiing and snowboarding. The company was founded in 1985 by Jim Gentes and is headquartered in the Scotts Valley, California area. Giro is a former division of BRG Sports.

Giro (disambiguation)

Giro or GIRO may refer to:

  • Giro, a direct payment from one bank account to another instigated by the payer; used as slang to refer to government benefit payments in the UK
  • a popular abbreviation in the UK for the Girocheque - see also Girobank
  • Girobank, a state owned and later privatised financial institution in the UK
  • GiroBank, a Danish bank (1991-1995) which through several mergers is now part of Danske Bank
  • name of a bank account with the Dutch Postgiro, later Postbank, now ING
  • Ivelin Giro, Cuban American actress
  • Jorge López (musician), or "Giro", salsa singer
  • Anna Girò, 18th-century Italian contralto
  • Giro, Indiana, a small town in the United States
  • Girò, an Italian wine grape
  • Giró blanc, a Spanish wine grape
  • Giro d'Italia, a bicycling Grand Tour in Italy
  • Giro (company), a U.S. manufacturer of helmets for cycling and snow sports
  • Giro, or Girouette, a character in the video game Mega Man ZX
  • Giro, a piece of orchestral music by Finnish composer Esa-Pekka Salonen
  • GIRO, Global Ionospheric Radio Observatory

Usage examples of "giro".

That mibbe happens in top-level crime, or at the other end, tae some poor cunt daein a bit ay paintin n decoratin n gittin ehs giro stoaped cause ay some poisonous bastard.

Allo strappo violento della mano del mio salvatore il cavallo fa un mezzo giro a sinistra, inciampa e va a fracassarsi il cranio contro il muro di una casa.

Rispettando l'inferiore quoziente di intelligenza del suo compa­gno, ed evidentemente per niente seccato da una compagnia del genere, Einstein spense il televisore e si impegnò in attività stretta­mente canine: un po' di lotta nella dispensa e tanto starsene sdraiati in giro, naso contro naso a comunicare in silenzio.

Facendoli felici, lui chiese se potevano anche creargli una licenza valida da agente immobiliare sotto il suo nuovo nome e, nel giro di venticinque minuti, entrarono nella banca dati giusta e il lavoro fu fatto.

Si fermò ripetutamente, restando ogni volta immobile e, dopo un paio di minuti, concluse il giro da nord.

Ad accrescere le nostre angosce, a metà notte uno degli uomini che era sceso sotto coperta per un giro d'ispezione prese ad urlare che si era aperta una falla, e un altro aggiunse che nella stiva c'erano quattro piedi d'acqua.

Lui per tutta risposta la prendeva in giro, dicendo che lei non si era impegnata abbastanza da indurlo così su due piedi a sottoscrivere un accordo senza il suo agente, nel cortile posteriore di casa sua, sul tavolo a fianco alla piscina.

Con un profondo desiderio di piacere e con la piena consapevolezza che tutto per lei era una novità, mostrò a Nora, a volte non senza prenderla dolcemente in giro, tutte le sensazioni che la sua lingua, le dita e la virilità potevano provocare in lei.

Otras, adheridas aéreamente al costado de un muro monumental, morían sin llegar a ninguna parte, al cabo de dos o tres giros, en la tiniebla superior de las cúpulas.

He will have to stay out of Mrs Morrow's way until his giro cheque arrives.

When it came time to pay the rent for their room, she discovered that he had been sending giros postales to his wife in Old Mexico, and instead of becoming angry, she kissed him feverishly, crying, “That’s why I need you, Tranquilino.

Bringing what little money he had saved after sending Serafina her giros postales, he would burst into the familiar cantinas on Santa Fe Street and buy beer for his old acquaintances.

The only difference was that she did not send Tranquilino any giros postales, for she had no idea where he was, but Brumbaugh showed her how to save her money at the bank, which she did.

The crowd surged forward, desperate to cash giros, buy tax discs and stamps.

Per esempio, occorsero ben quarantadue giorni a fabbricarmi un'asse per una lunga scansia che volevo sistemare nella grotta, mentre due operai forniti di arnesi appropriati e di una sega a doppio manico ne avrebbero ricavate sei dallo stesso albero nel giro di mezza giornata.