jolt

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jolt(
jolt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (jarring movement)
a. la sacudida
(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).
(F)
There was a sudden jolt, and the car wheel fell off.Hubo una sacudida repentina, y la rueda del carro se le cayó.
b. el choque
(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).
(M)
The jolt from tripping on the rug caused Charlie to spill the entire pot of chili on the floor.El choque de Charlie tropezando con la alfombra hizo que derramara la olla entera de chile con carne al suelo.
2. (fright)
a. el susto
(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).
(M)
A figure who emerged from the shadows gave Esteban quite a jolt.Una figura emergió de la sombra y le dio un buen susto a Esteban.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to shake)
a. sacudir
Carla slammed on the brakes, violently jolting her passengers.Carla pisó al freno de golpe, sacudiendo violentamente a sus pasajeros.
4. (to shock)
a. afectar
The incident had jolted Lance, and he was now driving much more cautiously.El incidente había afectado a Lance, y ya manejaba con mucho más cuidado.
b. sacudir
The attack jolted the entire nation.El ataque sacudió toda la nación.
5. (to provoke; used with "into")
a. empujar a
Losing his house jolted Jeremy into quitting drinking.Perder su casa empujó a Jeremy para que dejara de beber.
6. (to shake out of; used with "out of")
a. sacar bruscamente a
The bell suddenly rang, jolting me out of my daydream, and I slowly stood up from my desk.El timbre sonó de repente, sacándome bruscamente de mi ensoñación, y lentamente me levanté del pupitre.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
7. (to shake)
a. traquetear
Uma woke up every time the train jolted.Uma se despertó cada vez que traqueteaba el tren.
b. ir dando tumbos
The rickety wagon jolted along on the bumpy road.El carro desvencijado fue dando tumbos por el camino accidentado.
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jolt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (shake)
a. la sacudida
(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).
(F)
2. (shock, surprise)
a. el susto
(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).
(M)
it gave me a bit of a joltme dio un buen susto
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (shake)
a. sacudir
4. (shock, surprise)
a. sacudir, alterar
to jolt somebody into actionempujar a alguien a actuar
to jolt somebody out of a depressionhacer salir a alguien de una depresión
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (shake)
a. dar sacudidas
to jolt alongavanzar a tirones
to jolt to a stoppararse en seco
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jolt [dʒəʊlt]
noun
(jerk) sacudida (f); (sudden bump) choque (m); susto (m)
to give sb a jolt dar un susto a algn; it gave me a bit of a jolt me dio un buen susto
transitive verb
[+vehicle] sacudir; [+person, elbow] empujar (ligeramente); sacudir (levemente); afectar mucho
to jolt sb into (doing) sth mover a algn a hacer algo; to jolt sb out of his complacency hacer que algn se dé cuenta de la necesidad de hacer algo
intransitive verb
[+vehicle] traquetear; dar tumbos
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