There are 3 main translations of skip in Spanish

: skip1skip2skip3

skip1

brinco, n.

Pronunciation /skɪp//skɪp/

noun

  • 1

    (jump)
    brinco masculine
    saltito masculine
    • No more than eight years old he walks briskly with a slight skip in his step past the monument towards the houses beyond.
    • Fall is the season when you come alive, and right now the equinox is putting a frisky skip in your step.
    • She smiled at this action and walked away with a slight skip in her step and I stifled a laugh.
    • Spend time doing things that put a skip in your step, a grin on your face, some glory in your life story.
    • He turned with a skip and shambled away, whistling.
    • She uttered thanks again and walked swiftly from the stables, a skip in her already jaunty step.
    • The only mode of transportation she seemed to have was a bouncing skip.
    • It was as if everyone in the world had a skip to their step today, and it was contagious, as good moods often are.
    • Still dressed in that red jumpsuit, slim even for her young age, she ran with a skip like a child prancing through a field of daisies.
    • I pulled round and left with what can only be described as a skip in my step.
    • One Twinkie found a home in my chest pocket, while the other I held out in front of me as I followed out the door, a spry little skip in my step.
    • She rises and descends with natural ease and skips through a complicated chorus full of rich imagery.
    • She walked to school that morning with a slight skip in her step.
    • With a slight skip in her step she too leaves the room.
    • Put a skip in your step by skipping out for a lunch time walk.
    • Shannon noticed a slight skip in his step and laughed to herself.
    • My chest is puffed out regularly and there is a skip in my step.
    • Ed had a little skip in his pace, which only added to the glee in him.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(move lightly and quickly)

      he skipped along the path iba brincando / dando saltitos por el camino
      • The leaves provide shelter or canopy and after a few days the little creatures find their feet and learn to skip and jump.
      • In a rush of sudden glee, he began to skip down the sidewalk.
      • She skipped down the hall, pulling on her pants at the same time.
      • She skipped into the kitchen and took one chicken from the spit.
      • Kit practically skipped up the stairs, causing Alan to smile softly to himself.
      • "Ok " HiKari said happily skipping out and grabbing her backpack.
      • You know this is bull because you just saw Lisa skipping down the hallway.
      • He skipped down the sidewalk and opened the door to his mom's car.
      • I yell at the frisky types skipping along the deep gold sand.
      • He gestured towards a small antelope skipping along parallel to us.
      • She blew a very flamboyant kiss his way, and she saw him blush before she practically skipped off.
      • Carlie shouted, and she jumped and skipped around the man in girlhood glee.
      • Mr Black bounced in, skipping like a four-year-old being taken to a party.
      • Clive Tyldesley growls randomly as Davids skips past a defender.
      • Kati whistled happily as she skipped down the sidewalk, walking her imaginary dog.
      • She nodded and he nodded to the girl who skipped down the hall.
      • The woman skipped down the steps until she was beside the two.
      • So I merrily skipped off to biology, thinking that there was absolutely nothing that could go wrong.
      • Trailed by Sara, he skipped down the stairs and cautiously opened the door.
      • When she looked up she saw Molly giggling and skipping down the hallway.

    • 1.2British (with rope)

      skip
      • Begin each lifting session with a 5 to 10 minute warm-up session by rope skipping.
      • They skipped through hurried ropes without missing a beat while entering into little spaces as the ropes took different positions and angles.
      • Good exercises include running, skipping, aerobics, tennis, weight-training and brisk walking.
      • Except for the rope skipping, all exercises are the same, so read the form tips in the intermediate workout.
      • Other good bone-building exercises are skipping, aerobics and brisk walking.
      • Other traditional games such as skipping and marbles are also being brought back in other primary schools.
      • Twenty minutes of skipping is hard work, so I like to intersperse skipping with endurance exercises.

    • 1.3(go)

      I'd just skipped out to Nancy's había salido un momentito a casa de Nancy
      • we skipped over to Paris for a couple of days nos hicimos una escapada a París a pasar un par de días

  • 2

    (in writing, speaking, reading)
    saltar
    the writer skips (about) from subject to subject el escritor salta de un tema a otro
    • to skip over sth saltarse algo
    • Then skip ahead to tomorrow, friend, because today is the first day of the 58th Cannes Film Festival.
    • If you're not terribly interested, then skip ahead past the italics.
    • Of course we skip right to the Outcome, which is kind of ambiguous.
    • I got out my calculator and my math book and skipped over a song on my CD.
    • On the third ring, he answered and I skipped the greetings and immediately jumped to ‘Where are you?’
    • Today's post could be accused of being without focus and skipping from one subject to the next.
    • The verses are a number of independent statements that skip through different subjects.
    • Thus, what you get for your hard-earned then is an all too brief account, with highlights that skip too quickly from one sport to the next.
    • Let's skip straight to the end, shall we?
    • I was inhaling chapters and barely holding myself back from skipping to the end.
    • Christians may forgive, but this does not mean that whatever punishment is due to an evil doer must be skipped over.
    • But even as he skips over subjects and themes, Kureishi has always returned to his own life for inspiration.
    • I picked up another one, and my heart almost skipped a beat.
    • Letters that list complaints or that skip from one subject to another are often rejected or heavily edited.
    • When you felt your throat dry and a pit in your stomach, you had probably just skipped a meal.
    • As with television, 45 % of online consumers would like to skip commercials easily.
    • In fact, he nearly skipped the whole book, but for two or three pages at the end.
    • I'm not giving away a lot of plot details, but if you're still playing the game I'd skip reading the next bit.
    • I'll skip right to the next interesting part; when my mom came home.
    • Some of the details presented of Jerry's career are skipped over.
    • I was sure that he would act like most other boys and skip away from the deep subjects.
    • Be aware that those who connect through cable or DSL also skip the introduction, but not as often.
    • I could have sworn my heart just skipped a beat.
    • They had skipped from subject to subject, from music, to movies, to classes, to friends and family.
    • Adult Andrew Drury put in a near perfect performance that enabled him to jump a grade by skipping the yellow belt altogether and moving up to orange belt.
    • Poses may be repeated or skipped, but they should be done in the order given.
    • My heart practically skipped a beat and a wide grin spread across my face.
  • 3US informal

    (depart)
    largarse informal
    • But as soon as he decides to skip off to another country to make a movie, everyone decides that they actually liked Woody Allen all along.
    • We walk together, slowly, allowing the others to skip off.
    • She had often told others that they would be the ones to skip off and leave her; they would be the ones to ignore her over the boy.
    • So the vacuous Shoreditchers inevitably skip off into the sunset together with that Winkleman terror snapping at their heels.
    • Are the Germans really going to skip off into the dusk, like the Italians did, and leave the Spanish to sweep up all the riches Europe has to offer?
    • It seems that it is a bit of a tradition among graduates to skip off overseas and teach English, and why not?
    • Your parents aren't going to let you skip off and become a peasant.

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(omit)

      (chapter/page) saltarse
      (page/chapter) saltearse River Plate
      I think I'll skip dinner today creo que hoy voy a pasar de cenar informal
      • you mustn't skip any meals no debes saltarte ninguna comida
      • I think I'll skip dessert/the first course creo que no voy a comer postre/el primer plato
      • his heart skipped a beat le dio un vuelco el corazón
      • skip it! ¡déjalo!

    • 1.2(not attend)

      (meeting/class) faltar a
      • For any other parents out there reading this, I recommend skipping the above negotiation and waiting until they fall asleep.
      • He'd been known to skip lectures and just attend tutes when he was a University student.
      • As Train 20 passed into Alabama we skipped the first call for lunch and snacked in the cafe-lounge.
      • True, I was skipping first hour and standing right in the middle of the west wing hallway, but it was alright.
      • This close observation of deceit caused her to skip her turn at jumprope.
      • So the family members used to eat in rotations, those who had lunch skipped the dinner and vice versa.
      • I was almost late for the bus, and I had to skip breakfast.
      • Your mother may have been wrong: skipping meals may be good for you.
      • The scheme involves pursuing those who skip bail and fail to turn up to a hearing after being released on bail.
      • Skipping breakfast was easy: I just asked Wry to cover for me.
      • Whatever you do, don't skip breakfast - even if your stomach is in knots.
      • She would have never skipped a class or snuck out at night for anyone.
      • Many people skip the traditional breakfast and lunch.
      • After all, some of them had to have skipped class to attend the sit-in.
      • Teams of officers are hunting them after they skipped bail and failed to attend court.
      • ‘Children who skip breakfast can find it difficult to concentrate in class,’ she said.
      • The next day I discovered that the ripple of excitement was apprehension for many people; namely those who had skipped work to attend.
      • If she keeps skipping meals, confide in your mom or a school counselor.
      • But with all of the food you guys provide us here, it's really no big deal to skip a meal or two.
      • Even worse, skipping breakfast can lead to some diseases.

  • 2US

    (jump)
    to skip rope saltar a la cuerda
    • One girl executes cool maneuvers on her own; but she is also skipping a large rope held by two pairs of pals, one stacked on the other.
    • The people in this school can't skip a rope even if it's lying on the floor.
    • I had to pretend not to know how to skip rope when, in real life, I was quite good at it.
    • She couldn't skip rope because it wasn't ladylike.
    • I can't skip rope worth a damn, so this is one of the first things they're way better at than I am.
    • It takes only three girls to skip rope or two to play house, while more boys are needed for team sports such as football.
    • In training for the fight, Liston had skipped rope interminably to Coleman Hawkins's ‘Night Train’.
    • The world's elite shadow boxed or skipped rope right next to them.
  • 3

    to skip town desaparecer del mapa informal
    • It's not even that I secretly skip the horrid hair washing bath night.
    • Once out, he skipped town, missing his court appearance.
    • Well he did intend to but couldn't think how to so the thought quickly skipped his mind.

There are 3 main translations of skip in Spanish

: skip1skip2skip3

skip2

contenedor, n.

Pronunciation /skɪp//skɪp/

noun

British

  • 1

    (container)
    (para escombros, basura etc) contenedor masculine
    • The provision of toilets and a rubbish skip is being considered.
    • Bradford council workmen swept up the broken glass and rubble before shouldering it into skips to be taken away.
    • Anyone who needs a refuse skip for their waste will see the benefits immediately.
    • A friend of his managed to salvage four of them from the rubbish skip and returned them.
    • A large skip was filled with waste and the excrement was separately treated and disposed of.
    • The skip containers will be used mainly for garden refuse and rubbish which does not generally fit in the normal green drums.
    • We had to hire skips to put all the damaged property in.
    • Laois County Council may provide skips, refuse sacks, gloves and litter packs if required.
    • Rubbish littered the site, along with burned-out cars and refuse skips, huge piles of Tarmac and garden rubbish and gas cylinders.
    • And it costs £40 to empty the skip, which happens at least once a week.
    • He should see the recycling skips near Bingley law courts.
    • Supplying waste skips and filling of same with rubbish thrown out from flood damaged shops.
    • The Council sponsored a skip container which was placed outside the graveyard.
    • After they left, hotel staff found a black duffel bag in a rubbish skip.
    • The council may be able to assist those involved by providing skips, refuse sacks, gloves and litter pickers.
    • Carrying heavy bags of rubbish up steel steps to tip over the waist height edge of the skip cannot be safe.
    • While building work is under way space around the building is needed for scaffolding and skips.
    • We pay 200 per week to empty the skip.
    • Arriving in the town itself, the taxi manoeuvres around skips and building equipment, evidence that developers are moving in.
  • 2

    (cage)
    montacargas masculine
    • The excavator was sitting at the top of the hole, so it could lower a skip down for the mini digger to fill, when it toppled over.
    • The driver of the skip lorry was taken to Hope Hospital with minor leg injuries.
    • A skip being lowered from a crane was seen to come close to the group of men laying tiles.
    • The excavator had been lowering a skip to the bottom of the hole when it tipped over the edge and tumbled down.

There are 3 main translations of skip in Spanish

: skip1skip2skip3

skip3

Pronunciation /skɪp//skɪp/

noun

British