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teeter-totter

Saltos de línea: teeter-totter
Pronunciación: /ˈtiːtətɒtə
 
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North American or dialect

Definición de teeter-totter en inglés:

sustantivo

A see-saw: a playground with swings and teeter-totters figurative the teeter-totter of public opinion
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The playground consisted of two large slides, ten swings, a teeter-totter, sand box, and a large jungle gym to run around in.
  • ‘I would hang on to the top bar on my swing set and stand on the seat of the teeter-totter,’ Megan reveals.
  • She looked around at the other children chasing each other in games of Tag, soaring to the sky on swings, bobbing up and down on the teeter-totters, and bouncing a ball.

verbo

[no object] Volver al principio  
Teeter; waver: between ego and object, we teeter-totter
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This said shoe is usually very difficult to walk in, with the wearer teeter-tottering from A to B and back again.
  • It seemed that all the shops were taking deliveries, with great stacks of boxes teeter-tottering in the aisles.
  • Jumping up with my other foot on the sill, my black socks teeter-tottered on the sill, swaying back and forth, as did my body.

Origen

late 19th century: reduplication of teeter or totter1.

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Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
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seeking to emulate someone or something