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Pronunciation: /dʒɑːg; dʒɒg/

Translation of jog in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-gg-)

  • she jogged his elbow just as … le dio en el codo justo cuando … stop jogging the table! ¡deja de mover or sacudir la mesa! he jogged the cup out of my hand me empujó y me hizo tirar la taza to jog sb's memory refrescarle* la memoria a algn

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-gg-)

  • 1 1.1 (run) correr 1.2 (for exercise, enjoyment) hacer* footing or jogging, correr, trotar to go jogging salir* a hacer footing or jogging, salir* a correr or a trotar
    Example sentences
    • And then, to my even greater astonishment, he turns and starts jogging back up the stairs.
    • I swirled around to face him and saw as he jogged up to catch up with me.
    • When I opened the door, I started jogging lightly up the stairs.
    1.3 (progress slowly) to jog along ir* avanzando sin prisas or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) sin apuro
  • 2 (jolt, jerk) the bicycle jogged along the road la bicicleta iba dando tumbos por el camino the needle jogged out of its groove la aguja saltó del surco


  • 1 (no plural/sin plural) 1.1 (for exercise, enjoyment) to go for a jog salir* a correr or a trotar or a hacer* footing or jogging 1.2 (pace) trote (masculine) she set off at a jog salió trotando or al trote
  • 2 (nudge) she gave his arm a jog le sacudió el brazo, le dio en el brazo the film gave his memory a jog la película le refrescó la memoria
  • 3 (in direction) (American English/inglés norteamericano) the road makes a jog to the left el camino de pronto tuerce a la izquierda

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