- 1 1.1 (blow) golpe (masculine); (jolt) sacudida (feminine); (collision) topetazo (masculine), golpe (masculine) that brought me back to reality with a bump eso me devolvió de golpe a la realidadMore example sentences1.2 (sound) golpe (masculine) things that go bump in the night cosas que dan miedo
- In times of bumps, falls and collisions, knees can be susceptible to fractures.
- The amniotic fluid and membrane cushion the fetus against bumps and jolts to the mother's body.
- Although the road from Maneybhanjang to Sandakphu is motorable, it is a wiser choice to hike it rather than suffer the jolts and bumps of the track.
- 2 (lump — in surface) bulto (masculine), protuberancia (feminine); (— on head) chichón (masculine); (— on road) bache (masculine)More example sentences
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- How many babies before mine have been jolted awake by the bumps and cracks in the concrete created by unruly tree roots and water damage?
- It is a grassy bump amongst other grassy bumps and is marked with a small cairn.
- Seconds later, a family friend on skis went over the same bump and crashed into Jack after failing to spot him lying in the snow.
- Where some people have a bump of direction, I have a small black hole.
- Gall thought that he was able to correlate certain particular mental faculties to bumps and depressions on the surface of the skull.
- A bump on the skull directly above one of these sections indicates that the particular faculty, called an organ, is more than normally developed.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (hit, knock lightly) I bumped my head/elbow on o against the door me di en la cabeza/el codo con or contra la puerta I bumped the post as I was reversing choqué con or contra el poste al dar marcha atrás
- 2 (remove, throw out) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], echar we got bumped from the flight nos quedamos sin plaza en el vuelo
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
bump intoverb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento 1.1 (collide with) darse* or chocar* contra I bumped into a tree me di contra un árbol 1.2 (meet by chance) [colloquial/familiar] [acquaintance] toparse or tropezarse* con, encontrarse* con
bump offverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [slang/argot] quitar de en medio [colloquial/familiar], liquidar [colloquial/familiar], pasaportar [colloquial/familiar]
bump upverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [colloquial/familiar] aumentar
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