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"Gallop" is a noun which is often translated as "el galope", and "jump" is a noun which is often translated as "el salto". Learn more about the difference between "gallop" and "jump" below.
gallop(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pace)
a. el galope
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The white mare Ann was riding was going at full gallop.La yegua blanca que montaba Ann iba a galope tendido.
When we came out of the wood, Beauty moved easily from a trot to a gallop.Cuando salimos del bosque, Beauty pasó fácilmente del trote al galope.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Seeing the hounds, Timothy whipped his horse into a gallop.Al ver a los perros, Timothy fustigó a su caballo para hacerlo galopar.
Suddenly the horse broke into a gallop.De repente el caballo se echó a galopar.
2. (ride)
a. el paseo a caballo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Do you fancy going for a gallop?¿Te apetece dar un paseo a caballo?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My sister and I used to go out for a gallop every morning.Mi hermana y yo salíamos a galopar todas las mañanas.
Where did you go for your gallop?¿Adónde fuiste a galopar?
3. (run by a horse)
a. la galopada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After a long gallop, we came to the river.Tras una larga galopada, llegamos al río.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to run)
a. galopar
We watched the horses galloping along the beach in the early morning mist.Observamos cómo los caballos galopaban por la playa en medio de la neblina de la madrugada.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The horse came galloping across the field when it saw my dad.Al ver a mi papá, el caballo cruzó el campo a galope hasta donde estábamos.
We galloped up the hill and stopped in front of the church.Subimos la colina al galope y nos detuvimos delante de la iglesia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to cause to run)
a. hacer galopar
I want to gallop my pony if we have time.Quiero hacer galopar a mi poni si tenemos tiempo.
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jump(
juhmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (leap)
a. el salto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Parachute jumps are always spectacular.Los saltos en paracaídas siempre son espectaculares.
b. el brinco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
She landed a three-meter jump in gym class.Hizo un brinco de tres metros en la clase de gimnasia.
2. (racecourse fence)
a. el obstáculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The horse made it over the jump.El caballo superó el obstáculo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to leap)
a. saltar
They jumped from the third floor to escape the fire.Saltaron desde el tercer piso huyendo del fuego.
b. brincar
Anna loves to jump on the trampoline.A Anna le encanta brincar en el trampolín.
4. (to skip a section)
a. saltarse
You can jump chapter three and begin reading chapter four.Puedes saltarte el capítulo tres y empezar a leer el cuatro.
5. (to rise rapidly)
a. dispararse
Sales jumped on Black Friday.Las ventas se dispararon el Viernes Negro.
6. (to have a fright)
a. sobresaltarse
I jumped when I heard that bloodcurdling scream.Me sobresalté cuando escuché ese grito espeluznante.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to leap over)
a. saltar por encima de
They had to jump the stream.Tuvieron que saltar por encima del arroyo.
b. brincar por encima de
He jumped the puddles to keep his feet dry.Brincó por encima de los charcos para que no se le mojaran los pies.
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