In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(jump)brinco masculinesaltito masculine
- He turned with a skip and shambled away, whistling.
- She rises and descends with natural ease and skips through a complicated chorus full of rich imagery.
- 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.
- With a slight skip in her step she too leaves the room.
- I pulled round and left with what can only be described as a skip in my step.
- It was as if everyone in the world had a skip to their step today, and it was contagious, as good moods often are.
- My chest is puffed out regularly and there is a skip in my step.
- She uttered thanks again and walked swiftly from the stables, a skip in her already jaunty step.
- Shannon noticed a slight skip in his step and laughed to herself.
- 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.
- She smiled at this action and walked away with a slight skip in her step and I stifled a laugh.
- No more than eight years old he walks briskly with a slight skip in his step past the monument towards the houses beyond.
- She walked to school that morning with a slight skip in her step.
- Put a skip in your step by skipping out for a lunch time walk.
- Ed had a little skip in his pace, which only added to the glee in him.
- Spend time doing things that put a skip in your step, a grin on your face, some glory in your life story.
- Fall is the season when you come alive, and right now the equinox is putting a frisky skip in your step.
- The only mode of transportation she seemed to have was a bouncing skip.
1(move lightly and quickly)he skipped along the path — iba brincando / dando saltitos por el camino
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
4(in writing, speaking, reading)saltarthe writer skips (about) from subject to subject — el escritor salta de un tema a otro
- to skip over sth — saltearse algo
1(omit)(page/chapter) saltarse(page/chapter) saltearse River PlateI think I'll skip dinner today — creo que hoy no voy a cenar
- 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!
2(not attend)(meeting/class) faltar a
3US(jump)to skip rope — saltar al cordel Chile
4to skip town — desaparecer del mapa informal
- A large skip was filled with waste and the excrement was separately treated and disposed of.
- The Council sponsored a skip container which was placed outside the graveyard.
- The council may be able to assist those involved by providing skips, refuse sacks, gloves and litter pickers.
- A friend of his managed to salvage four of them from the rubbish skip and returned them.
- 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.
- Anyone who needs a refuse skip for their waste will see the benefits immediately.
- And it costs £40 to empty the skip, which happens at least once a week.
- After they left, hotel staff found a black duffel bag in a rubbish skip.
- Rubbish littered the site, along with burned-out cars and refuse skips, huge piles of Tarmac and garden rubbish and gas cylinders.
- Laois County Council may provide skips, refuse sacks, gloves and litter packs if required.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
para escombros, basura etc
- A skip being lowered from a crane was seen to come close to the group of men laying tiles.
- 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.
- The excavator had been lowering a skip to the bottom of the hole when it tipped over the edge and tumbled down.
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