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bootstrap
American English: /ˈbutˌstræp/
British English: /ˈbuːtstrap/

Translation of bootstrap in Spanish:

noun

  • (de la bota)
    to pull oneself up by one's (own) bootstraps
    salir adelante sin ayuda de nadie
    Example sentences
    • He pulled two small daggers from his bootstraps and shrugged.
    • Her plucky exhortation that ‘with the help of God and some intestinal fortitude, many can change their lives, if they choose to do so’ made me want to wrap my bootstraps around her little neck.
    • It was a formal visit that he made and so I tagged along on his bootstraps.

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