- the cart jolted along the path el carro iba traqueteando or dando tumbos por el camino the train jolted, and I spilled my coffee el tren dio or pegó una sacudida y se me derramó el caféMore example sentences
- After a few minutes the wagon jolted and moved on the track and then there was a sudden thud that almost made Bligh cry out in fright.
- Tristyn screamed and jolted upward and moved her legs in a quick manner in an attempt to escape as quickly as possible.
- All of a sudden, the ship jolted from sided to side as if a wave had tried to push it over.
- 1.1 (jar) the sudden stop jolted me out of my seat el frenazo repentino me hizo salir disparado del asiento she jolted his arm le movió el brazo 1.2 (shock) I was jolted by the sight ver aquello me sobresaltó this jolted him out of his inertia esto lo sacudió, sacándolo de su inercia the report jolted them into action el informe hizo que se dispusieran a actuar de inmediatoMore example sentences
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- Through this work, he hopes to create a sort of electric shock that will jolt the audience into seeing what hides behind the image.
- This latest atrocity has sent a fresh shock wave to jolt us out of our complacency.
- The sort of shock we are in now could jolt us out of our determination to squander every human and natural resource in the pursuit of money and power for some, poverty for most.
- Phoenix planted his foot on the accelerator jolting the vehicle forward.
- Renae jolted her leg forward at him, kicking Trent's legs crossed on the floor.
- Ian twisted his body sideways and banged his hip into the frame of the chair, jolting the rear wheels over the edge of the curb.
The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.
- 1.1 (jar) sacudida (f) she awoke with a jolt se despertó sobresaltada share prices have come down with a jolt this week las acciones han dado un bajón esta semanaMore example sentences1.2 (shock) her death gave me quite a jolt su muerte me dejó impresionado or fue un golpe para mí the news brought her back to earth with a jolt la noticia la hizo volver a la realidad de un golpe
- Any movement shot jolts of electricity to my toes, curling them in pain.
- Solicitor Susan Stephenson was working on some papers when there was a violent jolt and she realised the carriage was going over.
- Suddenly the room started shaking, then, with a violent jolt, it stopped.