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Principal Translations
saltar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (botar) (leave the ground)jump, leap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  spring viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Salté para atrás cuando el perro comenzó a ladrar.
 I jumped (or: leaped) back when the dog began to bark.
saltar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (tirarse desde una altura) (from a height)jump viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  leap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Prefiero no saltar en paracaídas, gracias.
 Thanks, I'd rather not jump with a parachute.
saltar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (funcionar súbitamente) (be activated)go off vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
  sound viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Me acerqué al coche y saltaron las alarmas.
 I got near the car and the alarm went off.
saltar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (indignarse)lose your temper, get angry, become angry v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Cuando me dijo aquello, salté.
 When she said that, I lost my temper.
saltar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (responder) (figurative)come out vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
 Todos sabemos que es su amante, pero saltó con que no lo conocía.
 We all know he is her lover, but she came out with a story that she didn't know him.
saltarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (dejar de hacer) (duty)skip vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (diet, routine)go off vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 Ayer me salté la dieta y me comí un solomillo.
 Yesterday I skipped my diet and had a big steak.
 Yesterday I went off my diet and had a big steak.
 
Additional Translations
saltar la banca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (superar límite de premio) (figurative)break the bank v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El grupo de expertos jugadores hicieron saltar la banca en el casino.
 A group of expert gamblers broke the bank at the casino.
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Compound Forms:
saltar a la cuerda skip rope, jump rope
saltar a la fama loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hacerse famoso)rise to fame exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  become famous exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
saltar a la palestra loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (hablar en público) (speak in public)take the floor v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (literally)take to the podium, step up to the podium v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  rise to the occasion exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 La diputada saltó a la palestra para defender la propuesta de ley.
  Many people thought she would find the challenge too difficult, but she rose to the occasion.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
saltar a la palestra loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (salir a la luz pública)rear its ugly head exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (become public)come to light v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Otro escándalo político ha saltado a la palestra.
saltar a la palestra loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (hacerse conocer) (formal)join the fray, come to the fore exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  to become noticed v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Este año saltaron a la palestra muchos cantantes juveniles.
saltar a la vista loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (llamar la atención)you can (clearly) see that v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (figurative)jump out at you, hit you in the eye v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be blatantly obvious v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
saltar al vacío loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial, figurado (arriesgarse en algo)take a punt, take a leap of faith v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  plunge blindly into the unknown v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (literally)leap off, jump off, leap into a void v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Invierte en la bolsa porque siempre salta al vacío sin vacilar.
hacer saltar chispas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (inflamar el conflicto) (conflict intensifies)sparks fly exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
saltar de alegría loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). figurado (ser muy feliz)jump for joy viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
saltar de un tema a otro loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (cambiar de tema sin hilación)jump from one subject to another exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
saltar en una pata exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). AmL, coloquial (saltar de contento) (literally)hop, hop on one leg exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (figurative)jump for joy exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
saltar la cuerda,
saltar a la cuerda
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(ejercicio)skip rope, jump rope v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Los boxeadores saltan la cuerda para fortalecer sus piernas.
 Boxers skip a rope to strengthen their legs.
saltar la liebre loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (pasar algo inesperado)Would you believe it! v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 ¡Saltó la liebre! Me gané la lotería.
saltar la liebre loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial, figurado (relación casual) (sexually)get it on v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 –Conocí a una muñeca en la fiesta. –¿Y saltó la liebre?
saltar por los aires loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (estallar)blow up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
  explode viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 El avión saltó por los aires en el ataque.
saltar por los aires loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). figurado (arruinarse)go up in smoke v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El negocio saltó por los aires debido a las disputas familiares.
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