intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- saltarto pounce
on/ uponsb/sth the tiger pounced on its prey el tigre se abalanzó or se lanzó sobre su presa he immediately pounced on my mistake inmediatamente saltó para señalar mi errorMore example sentences
- The cat pounced on it and took the meat to the back of the bar, under a pool table with a scarred, green felt surface.
- One of the monkeys pounced on a woman holding a child, biting her arm before leaping back into the tree.
- I was quite happy with that, so I couldn't believe it when the dog pounced on my dog.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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