Translation of pounce in Spanish:

pounce

Pronunciation: /paʊns/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • saltarto pounce on/upon sb/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 error
    More 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.

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