skyrocket

skyrocket(
skay
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ra
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kiht
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to go up rapidly)
a. dispararse
After the company went public, the price of its stock skyrocketed.Tras la salida a bolsa de la compañía, el precio de sus acciones se disparó.
b. ponerse por las nubes
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(prices or inflation)
Inflation skyrocketed again in Argentina.La inflación volvió a ponerse por las nubes en la Argentina.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to send up rapidly)
a. disparar
The song skyrocketed Jackson's popularity all over the world.La canción disparó la popularidad de Jackson en todo el mundo.
b. poner por las nubes
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The former president of the country skyrocketed the national debt.El expresidente del país puso la deuda nacional por las nubes.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (firework)
a. el cohete
(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 teenager hurt himself trying to fire off a skyrocket during the celebration.El adolescente se lastimó al tratar de disparar un cohete durante la celebración.
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skyrocket [ˈskaɪˌrɒkɪt]
noun
cohete (m)
intransitive verb
subir (como un cohete); [+prices etc] ponerse por las nubes; dispararse;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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