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Pronunciation: / balˈtsare /

Translation of balzare in English:

verbo intransitivo (aus. essere)

  • 2 [figurato]balzare in primo piano (notizia)
    to come to the fore
    balzare in testa alla classifica
    to shoot to the top of the charts
  • 3 [figurato] (sussultare) See examples:il cuore gli balzò in petto dalla gioia
    his heart leapt with joy


balzare agli occhi di qualcuno

to leap out at somebody

le parole gli balzarono agli occhi

l'errore mi è subito balzato agli occhi

the mistake hit me straight in the eye

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