Translation of yo-yo in Spanish:
- 1 (toy) to be/go up and down like a yo-yo [colloquial]I was up and down like a yo-yo all afternoonthe dollar has been going up and down like a yo-yo recentlyme pasé toda la tarde de arriba para abajoel dólar ha subido y bajado a lo loco últimamente [colloquial]Example sentences
- It is something like the toy we call a yo-yo: you play with it and make it spin, but there is always a string attached.
- Because the kids will be housed in DannyMart day care, there will be no need for yo-yos, squirt guns and other toys to clutter the shelves.
- Like the yo-yo, the hula hoop, and the Mohican haircut, vehicle fads come and go.
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