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Translation of trampolín in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 2 (para obtener algo) See examples: ve ese puesto como un trampolín para llegar a la directiva
    she sees that job as a springboard to a place on the board
    esa película fue su trampolín a la fama
    she leapt o sprang to fame with that movie
    she was catapulted to fame by that movie
Example sentences
  • Joselyn Castillo completó la cosecha criolla con un bronce en el trampolín de tres metros individual.
  • En Venevisión somos un verdadero trampolín”.
  • Particular brillo tenía la abogacía, que servía de trampolín para la política.

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