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"En bote" is a phrase which is often translated as "by boat", and "salto" is a noun which is often translated as "jump". Learn more about the difference between "en bote" and "salto" below.
en bote(
ehn
 
boh
-
teh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. by boat
Cuando estábamos en las islas, hicimos una excursión en bote.When we were on the islands, we took a trip by boat.
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salto(
sahl
-
toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (spring or hop)
a. jump
Al escuchar su nombre, el perro ladró y dio un pequeño salto en el aire.The dog gave a little jump and barked at the sound of his name.
b. leap (longer or higher)
El portero dio un salto para agarrar la pelota pero no lo consiguió.The goalkeeper made a leap at the ball but failed to catch it.
2. (sports)
a. dive (swimming)
Se zambulló en el agua con un salto perfecto.She made a perfect dive into the water.
b. jump (athletics and parachuting)
Era una doble la que hizo el salto en la película.The jump in the film was performed by a stuntwoman.
3. (geography)
a. waterfall
Nos acercamos al salto de Iguazú por barco.We got close to the Iguazu waterfall by boat.
4. (move)
a. jump
No le resultó difícil dar el salto de la televisión al cine.It wasn't difficult for her to make the jump from television to cinema.
b. leap (forward)
La construcción de la presa supuso un salto adelante en la modernización del país.The construction of the reservoir was a leap forward in the country's modernization.
c. step (backwards)
En esa década la humanización del trabajo dio un salto atrás.During that decade the humanization of work took a step back.
5. (period of time)
a. leap
Mi memoria dio un salto atrás en el tiempo y la vi tal y como era entonces.My memory took a leap backwards in time and I saw her just the way she was then.
6. (discontinuity)
a. gap
¿Qué pasó? Hay un salto de 50 líneas en el texto.What happened here? There's a gap of 50 lines in the text.
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