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American English: /ˈlipˌfrɔɡ/
British English: /ˈliːpfrɒɡ/

Translation of leapfrog in Spanish:


  • to play leapfrog
    saltar al potro
    jugar a la pídola
    brincar al burro (Mexico)
    jugar al rango (River Plate area)
    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 -gg-

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

transitive verb -gg-

  • she leapfrogged her less ambitious colleagues
    dejó atrás a sus colegas menos ambiciosos
    Example sentences
    • So when she gets into the job market, graduates younger than her are leapfrogging for positions.
    • The bait: an opportunity for politicians-in-the-making to leapfrog into lofty party positions.
    • Without a large and well-integrated base, any attempt to leapfrog by moving in unproven directions in technological growth can lead to long-term problems, even if there are some gains in the short term.
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