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tap dance

Translation of tap dance in Spanish:


countable and uncountable
  • tap (masculine) (Mexico)
    Example sentences
    • As part of the program's commitment to a broad range of styles, the children were taught a tap dance to perform at one of the concerts.
    • Tap is another excellent way to build enthusiasm for dance; many boys know Fred Astaire or Gene Kelly and relate tap dance to their success.
    • Meanwhile, he performed an impromptu tap dance which drew great applause and hoots of appreciation from the audience.

intransitive verb

  • bailar claqué
    bailar tap (Mexico)
    hacer zapateo americano (Southern Cone)
    Example sentences
    • In another set, a solo performer clapped and tap-danced in the spotlight, first casually, then faster and faster, until his hands and legs were a blur of motion.
    • In the middle, dressed in top hat and tails, are the dancers, who would tap-dance to a medley of Fred Astaire classics.
    • By tossing in too many forward-moving leaps and high kicks, you risk forcing her nimble feet to tap-dance even farther backward.
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