In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1saltarto pounce on/upon sb/sth
- the tiger pounced on its prey — el tigre se abalanzó / se lanzó sobre su presa
- he immediately pounced on my mistake — inmediatamente saltó para señalar mi error
- She hesitated for a moment, and then pounced upon her prey.
- Both the beasts pounced on him and began attacking.
- When a predator pounces, simply escaping in the opposite direction is often the worst option.
- He stalks around and pounces and growls and roars if he feels that anyone is a threat to us.
- Suddenly, without any warning, the cat pounced on me and dug its claws into the skin of my arm.
- The creature pounced again, but he avoided it by rolling to one side.
- The other smuggler tried to run, but the beast pounced on him and raised him into the air.
- Like a living animal, the wood pounced on its prey, wrapping itself around the loathsome wizard.
- Then they were woken up by three dogs pouncing onto them.
- He almost screamed when a rat suddenly pounced out of it, squeaking madly.
- I was quite happy with that, so I couldn't believe it when the dog pounced on my dog.
- One of the monkeys pounced on a woman holding a child, biting her arm before leaping back into the tree.
- The cat pounced on it and took the meat to the back of the bar, under a pool table with a scarred, green felt surface.
- Before you could say ‘Quick, get the binoculars’, the owner's cat pounced.
- And that's when the lion pounces and starts biting her hip.
- But the creature pounces at her, grabs her, and throws her at least a yard away.
- Like a cat poised to pounce on his prey, he was ready.
- The house seemed like a caged tiger ready to pounce on its prey.
- Every time the butterfly would fly higher the kitten would pounce at the air and end up falling to the ground.
- A nearby wolf pounced on the bird first and the rodent scuttled to freedom.
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