skip

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skip(
skihp
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to bound)
a. brincar
The lambs were skipping around their pen.Los corderos brincaban por su redil.
The little boy skipped down the street next to his new puppy.El niñito iba brincando por la calle al lado de su cachorro nuevo.
b. saltar
The children skipped all the way home.Los niños volvieron a casa, saltando en todo el camino.
2. (with rope) (United Kingdom)
a. saltar a la cuerda
I skip for ten minutes a day as part of my exercise program.Salto a la cuerda diez minutos cada día como parte de mi programa de ejercicio.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to omit)
a. saltarse
You can skip chapter three for now. We'll come back to it later.Pueden saltarse el capítulo tres por ahora. Regresaremos más adelante.
4. (to fail to attend)
a. faltar a
They decided to skip class and go to the park.Decidieron faltar a clases e irse al parque.
5. (to go) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Do you want to skip to the loo before we leave?¿Quieres ir al baño antes de que nos vayamos?
I'm just going to skip over to the bakery.Voy a salir un momento a la panadería.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
6. (little jump)
a. 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).
(M)
With a skip and a jump the rabbit was out of its hutch.De un brinco el conejo se escapó de la conejera.
7. (dumpster) (United Kingdom)
a. el contenedor para escombros
(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)
I found these shelves in a skip.Encontré estos estantes en un contenedor para escombros.
b. el contenedor
(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)
I think the dustcart hasn't come by yet. The skip is full.Creo que el camión de la basura no hay pasado todavía. El contenedor está lleno.
c. el volquete
(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)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
The robbers threw their masks in a nearby skip.Los ladrones tiraron sus máscaras en un volquete cerca de aquí.
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skip
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (for rubbish) (United Kingdom)
a. el contenedor
(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)
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skip [skɪp]
noun
salto (m); brinco (m)
intransitive verb
1 (jump) brincar; saltar
to skip with joy dar brincos or saltos de alegría; brincar or saltar de alegría; to skip in/out entrar/salir dando brincos; he skipped out of the way se apartó de un salto; to skip off largarse; rajarse; (LAm)
2 (with a rope) saltar a la comba
3
to skip over sth pasar algo por alto; saltarse algo; to skip from one thing to another saltar de un tema a otro; the book skips about a lot el libro da muchos saltos
transitive verb
[+meal, lesson, page] saltarse
to skip lunch saltarse el almuerzo; no almorzar; you should never skip breakfast no debes saltarte nunca el desayuno; to skip school hacer novillos; hacer la rabona; let's skip it! ¡basta de eso!
modifier
skip rope (n) (US)
skipping rope See culture box in entry skipping.
skip [skɪp]
noun
(Britain) (container) contenedor (m) de basuras
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