Translation of bounce in Spanish:
- 1.1 the ball went bouncing along the roadthe box was bouncing around on the back seatla pelota salió dando botes por la callethe child was bouncing up and down on the sofala caja iba dando tumbos en el asiento de atrásto bounceel niño saltaba or daba brincos en el sofá
offsomethingthe wrestler bounced off the ropesrebotar contraalgoel luchador rebotó contra las cuerdasExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (move jauntily) (+ adverb complement) she bounced into the room
- When one of the team members missed a shot, the ball bounced off the rim and came straight at her.
- The ball bounced off the inside of the post, across the goal and was cleared to safety.
- The ball bounced off his foot into the net.
entró a la habitación saltando or brincando or dando brincosExample sentences1.3
- Rebecca jumped in the air bouncing up and down with excitement.
- She was jumping around, bouncing from foot to foot.
- She bounced on the springy seat, playing with the wire puzzle Cinnamon had bought for her.
(check) [colloquial]ser devuelto or rechazadoExample sentences1.4
- He is bouncing around in a manner ill-befitting one who has recently consumed so much lager.
- I like the company of other people and, as a performer, I am at my happiest when I'm bouncing around a stage that is very much shared.
- Jenna stood in the doorway, looking overly happy and practically bouncing across the room to the end of the bed.
also: bouncing present participleExample sentences
- So, if your monthly repayment is late or your cheque bounces because you don't have enough in your bank account, you'll be fined £25 or so.
- He owed money, was in and out of overdraft and cheques had bounced.
- Unfortunately, they receive a letter about a week later telling them the cheque has bounced.
- She was still bouncing her child lightly in an attempt to soothe her.
- Sitting outside a group of tents closely placed together, she bounced a toddler on her knee.
- Two of his daughters were there, laughing and carrying small children, and he was bouncing a third child on his knees.
- 1 1.1(ball/object)she bounced the child on her kneehacer rebotardarle botes ahacer picar (Latin America)1.2le hacía (el) caballito al niñoExample sentences1.3
(Computing) (email)Example sentences
- Even if a cheque cleared on a Wednesday, technically a bank could bounce that cheque up to mid-day on Thursday.
- Today you're even more stressed because you're overdrawn and have to make a deposit by noon or your bank will bounce your mortgage payment.
- Last month the bank bounced a cheque for a very large sum of money - the deposit on a house purchase.
- Last night we got word from a reader that an email had bounced.
- The non-yahoo e-mail bounced and I received no reply from the yahoo one for two weeks.
- If the email bounces or is undeliverable, it is placed into the mail queue for later processing.
- 2 (get rid of)(American English) [colloquial]Example sentences
- The bouncer very roughly bounced him out of the saloon.
- We decided not to tolerate any more and eventually bounced her out.
- They immediately bounced him out of the club.
- 1 1.1 countable (action) he hit the ball on the bounce1.2 uncountable (springiness, vitality) See examples: the ball has no bounce leftle dio a la pelota de rebotethis shampoo puts the bounce back into your hairla pelota ya no rebota or (Spain) (Mexico) ya no bota bienshe's full of bounceeste champú les da nueva vida a sus cabelloses una persona llena de vidaExample sentences
- Apart from the fact that we got one or two bad bounces of the ball, there wasn't much between the sides.
- Sometimes the ball gets 16 bounces before he reconciles himself to the idea of serving with it.
- The game of wheelchair tennis follows the same rules as able bodied tennis except that a wheelchair player is allowed two bounces of the ball.
- Cassie jumped off her stage to land with an intimidating bounce.
- I jumped on my bed, and landed with a satisfactory bounce, and just lay there - sprawled and tangled in my blankets.
- Arthur was performed by the perennial Peter Pan of the company, Michael O'Hare, whose steps always have a bounce and energy about them.
- 2 (dismissal) (American English) [colloquial]to give somebody the bounceponer a alguien de patitas en la calle [colloquial]botar a alguien (Latin America except River Plate area) [colloquial]
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