- (on ground) voltereta (f), vuelta (f) (de) carnero (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) ; (from height) (salto (m)) mortal (m); (of car) vuelta (f) de campana to perform/execute a somersault realizar*/ejecutar un mortal to turn somersaults hacer* volteretas, dar* vueltas (de) carnero (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)More example sentences
- With practice, the momentum created by the dolphin kick and hand movement initiating your somersault should allow you to land aggressively at the wall.
- Chen, who is now playing elder sister to many of her younger classmates, has already accustomed herself to the endless backward somersaults, handstands and horse vaults.
- My intention was this: to do a round-off on to a trampette then tuck backwards into a somersault and land on my feet.
Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.
- (on ground) hacer* volteretas, dar* vueltas (de) carnero (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) ; (from height) dar* un (salto) mortal she somersaulted across the room cruzó la habitación haciendo volteretas the car somersaulted over the edge of the cliff el coche se despeñó por el acantilado dando vueltas en el aireMore example sentences
- But that did not keep her from somersaulting to the top in the Soviet world of gymnastics.
- Yet the product that emerged, as the Russians soared and twisted and somersaulted, was one of grace and elegance and hard-to-imagine body control.
- Eye-witnesses reported seeing the car somersaulting.