- 1 1.1 (fly) [bird] volar* alto; [glider] planear 1.2 (rise) [bird/kite] elevarse, remontarse, remontar el vuelo; [prices/costs] dispararse; [hopes] aumentar, renacer*; [popularity] aumentar their spirits soared se les levantó el ánimoMore example sentences
More example sentences1.3 (tower) [skyscraper/mountain] alzarse*, elevarse, erguirse* [literario/literary] the building soars above downtown Chicago el edificio se alza or se eleva or [literario/literary] se yergue sobre el centro de Chicago
- The Greek fans oohed as it soared through the air, then roared when it was caught.
- In the distance, beyond a shallow bend, a football soared into the air.
- She hoped that his heart soared into the starry sky beside hers.
- Opium production has soared to record levels, and farmers continue to be reluctant to plant crops that pay buttons by comparison.
- I scrabbled around in my bag, my panic levels soaring.
- Prices have nearly doubled in the past year, soaring to their highest levels since 1988.
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