salto = jump masculine noun

salto

masculine noun
masculine noun

English Translation of SALTO

2
: jump, dive (in sports)
salto de longitud, salto (en) largolong jump
3
4
dar saltos : to jump up and down
5
or salto de agua catarata : waterfall

Examples of SALTO

este invento es un gran salto adelante en tecnología this invention is a great leap forward in technology
la novela está narrada con numerosos saltos atrás en el tiempo the novel is told with a lot of flashbacks in time
cruzamos el río a saltos we jumped across the river
había que andar a saltos para no pisar los cristales you had to hop about so as not to tread on the glass
el pájaro avanzaba a saltitos the bird hopped along
dio un salto de dos metros he jumped two metres
cuando me enteré di un salto de alegría I jumped for joy when I found out
al verla me dio un salto el corazón when I saw her my heart leapt
empezó a dar saltos para calentarse he started jumping about to warm up
los niños les acompañaban dando saltos the kids went with them, jumping or hopping about
me daba saltos el corazón my heart was pounding
el progreso da saltos imprevisibles progress makes unpredictable leaps
al hablar da muchos saltos de un tema a otro when he speaks, he jumps from or leaps around from one subject to the next
se puso en pie de un salto he leapt or sprang to his feet
de un salto se encaramó a la rama de un árbol he leapt up onto the branch of a tree
subió/bajó de un salto he jumped up/down
vivir a salto de mata to lead a haphazard life
estoy leyendo el libro a salto de mata I'm reading the book in dribs and drabs
le gustaría dar el salto al teatro profesional he would like to make the leap or jump into professional theatre
un salto de ocho metros a jump of eight metres
los participantes en las pruebas de saltos the participants in the jump events
la Copa del Mundo de saltos de esquí ski-jumping World Cup
entre los dos hermanos hay un salto de nueve años there is a gap of nine years between the two brothers
hay un gran salto entre su primer libro y este último there is a big leap between his first book and this latest one
aquí hay un salto de 50 versos there's a gap of 50 lines here
he dado un salto de varias páginas I've skipped several pages

Related to SALTO

Sometimes Confused With: salto (saltar), saltó (saltar)

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