There are 2 translations of bump in Spanish:

bump1

Pronunciation: /bʌmp/

n

  • 1 1.1 (blow) golpe (m); (jolt) sacudida (f); (collision) topetazo (m), golpe (m) that brought me back to reality with a bump eso me devolvió de golpe a la realidad
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    • 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.
    1.2 (sound) golpe (m) things that go bump in the night cosas que dan miedo
  • 2 (lump — in surface) bulto (m), protuberancia (f); (— on head) chichón (m); (— on road) bache (m)
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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.
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    • 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.
  • 3
    (bumps pl)
    (BrE) we gave her/I got the bumps la manteamos/me mantearon, le dimos/me dieron una pamba (Méx) [familiar/colloquial]

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There are 2 translations of bump in Spanish:

bump2

vt

  • 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) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], echar we got bumped from the flight nos quedamos sin plaza en el vuelo
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    • By comparison, Russia has five current or former world champions and is so deep that Sajidov bumped reigning Olympic champion Adam Saitiev for these games.
    • Aging receivers bumped were Jacksonville's Jimmy Smith, Denver's Rod Smith and Oakland's Tim Brown.
    • Getting bumped is no reflection on MarineMax, which is one of the best-performing public companies in the Tampa Bay area.

vi

  • 1.1 (hit, knock) to bump (against sth/sb) darse* or chocar* (contra or con algo/algn) 1.2 (move) (+ adv compl) the cart bumped over the field el carro iba dando botes or tumbos por el campo to bump and grind bailar contoneándose
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    • As we headed for the forest, we bumped along in a large all-wheel-drive military-type vehicle over the roughest forest roads we'd ever experienced.
    • But since Deja had bumped along with a skeleton staff for several months, and functioned fine, we wondered if this would really have hurt Google financially.
    • The cart still tottered as it bumped along the Mourning Valley.
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    • Grace struggled more violently than before, bumping against a table and knocking a large porcelain vase to the floor, where it shattered into a thousand pieces with a loud crash.
    • Knocking down the fire-irons, tumbling over the chairs, bumping against the piano, smothering himself among the curtains, wherever she went, there went he.
    • Behind, the young women are fast asleep, their heads gently bumping against each other now and then.

Phrasal verbs

bump into

v + prep + o
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 off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[slang/argot] quitar de en medio [familiar/colloquial], liquidar [familiar/colloquial], pasaportar [familiar/colloquial]

bump up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[colloquial/familiar] aumentar

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.