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Pronunciation: /ˈliːpfrɔːg; ˈliːpfrɒg/

Translation of leapfrog in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable
  • to play leapfrog saltar al potro, jugar* a la pídola, brincar* al burro (Mexico/México) , jugar* al rango (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)
    Example sentences
    • This game of electoral leapfrog might be in the best interest of individual states, but it's destructive to the national interest.
    • Key states play leapfrog in the skirmish for early primary dates.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-gg-)

  • saltar John leapfrogged over his brother John saltó por encima de su hermano she leapfrogged into second place saltó al segundo lugar

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-gg-)

  • she leapfrogged her less ambitious colleagues dejó atrás a sus colegas menos ambiciosos

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