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juggle Saltos de línea: jug¦gle
Pronunciación: /ˈdʒʌɡ(ə)l/

Definición de juggle en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
1Continuously toss into the air and catch (a number of objects) so as to keep at least one in the air while handling the others: Charles juggled five tangerines, his hands a frantic blur [no object]: he can’t juggle
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • When Wee dropped one club out of reach, they continued juggling with the remaining five.
  • He added more and more, until he was juggling at least twenty stones without hesitation, perfectly.
  • In her youth, Aleila was a wild and rambunctious youngster who could juggle, toss, swallow, and even lie on swords.
1.1Cope with by adroitly balancing (several activities): she works full time, juggling her career with raising children
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Many had to juggle work and home commitments in order to cope with a situation where children were on different mid-term breaks.
  • I've got so many activities and subjects to juggle I don't have time for other commitments.
  • What will I need to balance, juggle and organise?
1.2Organize (information or figures) in order to give a particular impression: the average first-time buyer spends many hours juggling figures as they try to budget for their first home defence chiefs juggled the figures on bomb tests
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I'm going to more or less take their advice, but probably juggle the numbers a bit.
  • The main difference is that I knew Mr. Buck wasn't trying to juggle the numbers to arrive at a certain, desired conclusion.
  • The debate shouldn't just be how to juggle numbers.
Sinónimos
misrepresent, tamper with, falsify, misstate, distort, change round, alter, manipulate, rig, massage, fudge
British informalfiddle

sustantivo

[in singular] Volver al principio  
An act of juggling.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Life's a juggle, and you make the choices that suit your life.
  • It tries to portray a juggle between characters and the situations and relationships they are involved in.
  • That sounds quite a juggle for community members to be able to do that, is that happening?

Origen

Late Middle English (in the sense 'entertain with jesting, tricks, etc.'): back-formation from juggler, or from Old French jogler, from Latin joculari 'to jest', from joculus, diminutive of jocus 'jest'. Current senses date from the late 19th century.

Palabras que riman con juggle

smuggle, snuggle, struggle

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