soar

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soar(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to rise in the air)
a. remontar el vuelo
The plane soared over the city, and houses and cars became smaller and smaller.El avión remontó el vuelo sobre la ciudad, y las casas y los coches se hacían cada vez más pequeños.
b. remontarse
The kite soared over our heads, and flew away towards the sun.La cometa se remontó sobre nuestras cabezas y se alejó volando hacia el sol.
c. elevarse
Superman soared into the air, ready to save Lois Lane and the world once more.Superman se elevó en el aire, dispuesto a salvar a Lois Lane y al mundo una vez más.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to increase)
a. aumentar
This is a band whose popularity soared spectacularly in the past months.Se trata de una banda cuya popularidad aumentó de forma espectacular en los últimos meses.
b. dispararse (prices)
The price of oil soared due to unrest in the Middle East.El precio de petróleo se disparó debido a los disturbios en el Oriente Medio.
c. renacer (hopes or spirits)
Our hopes soared when we saw reinforcements arrive.Nuestras esperanzas renacieron cuando vimos que llegaban refuerzos.
3. (to glide)
a. planear
The owl soared silently, looking out for a prey.El búho planeaba sigilosamente, en busca de una presa.
4. (to stand above)
a. elevarse
Mount Fuji soars over two lakes in Japan.El monte Fuji se eleva sobre dos lagos en Japón.
b. alzarse
The castle soars above the small village below in the valley.El castillo se alza sobre la pequeña aldea que queda abajo en el valle.
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soar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (bird, plane)
a. remontarse, remontar el vuelo
2. (fig)
a. elevarse, alzarse (building)
3. (fig)
a. desorbitarse, dispararse (hopes, prices)
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soar [sɔːʳ]
intransitive verb
1 (rise) [+birds etc] remontar el vuelo
2 [+tower etc] elevarse; [+price etc] subir vertiginosamente; ponerse por las nubes; [+ambition, hopes] aumentar; [+morale, spirits] renacer; reanimarse
the new tower soars over the city la nueva torre se eleva sobre la ciudad; our spirits soared renació nuestra esperanza
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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