There are 2 translations of jump in Spanish:

jump1

Pronunciation: /dʒʌmp/

vi

  • 1 1.1 (leap) saltar he jumped from the second floor saltó del or desde el segundo piso she jumped across the ditch cruzó la zanja de un salto he managed to jump back just in time logró echarse atrás de un salto justo a tiempo the water is lovely, jump in el agua está deliciosa, tírate the horse jumped over the gate el caballo saltó la verja the children were jumping up and down on the bed los niños saltaban or brincaban sobre la cama to jump for joy dar* saltos or saltar or brincar* de alegría did he jump or was he pushed? [set phrase] ¿renunció o lo renunciaron? [humorístico/humorous] we don't know which way they're going to jump no se sabe qué van a decidir or [familiar/colloquial] para qué lado van a agarrar 1.2 (move quickly) he jumped up from his seat se levantó (del asiento) de un salto I jumped out of bed me levanté (de la cama) de un salto I'm not going to jump into bed with the first guy I meet [colloquial/familiar] no me voy a acostar con el primer tipo que conozca [familiar/colloquial] jump in, I'll give you a lift súbete que te llevo I'll jump off here me bajo aquíto jump at sth she jumped at the offer aceptó la oferta al vuelo they'll jump at the chance no van a dejar pasar la oportunidad to jump on sb/sth abalanzarse* sobre algn/algo her critics jumped on this remark sus críticos se cebaron en esta afirmación to jump to one's feet ponerse* de pie or (AmL tb) pararse de un salto to jump to attention [Mil] cuadrarse , ponerse* firme jump to it! ¡hazlo inmediatamente!
  • 2 2.1 (change, skip) saltar , pasar to jump from one subject to another saltar or pasar de un tema al otro the action jumps forward la acción da un salto adelante en el tiempo 2.2 (increase, advance suddenly) subir de un golpe he/it jumped to the top of the charts saltó a los primeros lugares de las listas
  • 4 (be lively) [colloquial/familiar] the party's really jumping la fiesta está muy movida [familiar/colloquial]

vt

  • 1 1.1 (leap over) [stream/hurdle] saltar , brincar* (Méx) [counter/piece]; [Games] comerse to jump rope (AmE) saltar a la cuerda or (Esp tb) a la comba or (Col) (al) lazo or (Chi) al cordel, brincar* la reata (Méx) 1.2 (cause to leap) hacer* saltar he jumps an Arab horse salta con un caballo árabe
  • 2 2.1 (spring out of) [rails/tracks] salirse* de 2.2 (disregard) saltarse they jumped a whole paragraph se saltaron or (RPl) se saltearon todo un párrafo to jump the lights saltarse el semáforo, pasar el semáforo en rojo, pasarse el alto (Méx) to jump the line o (BrE) queue colarse*
  • 3 (run away) [colloquial/familiar] to jump bail huir* estando en libertad bajo fianza to jump ship desertar
  • 5 (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] 5.1 (catch) [bus/plane] agarrar [familiar/colloquial] or (esp Esp) coger* 5.2 (without paying fare) he jumped the train se subió al tren sin pagar

Phrasal verbs

jump around

v + adv
brincar* , dar* brincos or saltos stop jumping around ¡estate quieto!

jump down

v + adv
bajarse de un salto

jump off

v + adv
1.1 (in showjumping) desempatar 1.2 (get started) (AmE) arrancar*

jump out

v + adv
1.1 (from plane) tirarse 1.2 (from car) bajarse 1.3 (be striking) llamar or atraer* la atención

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There are 2 translations of jump in Spanish:

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n

  • 1 1.1 (leap) salto (m) it's a big jump from that window es un buen salto el que hay que dar desde esa ventana she gave a little jump for joy dio un saltito de alegría I sat up with a jump me incorporé sobresaltado go (and) take a running jump! [colloquial/familiar] ¡vete a freír espárragos! [familiar/colloquial] to be/stay one jump ahead this way, you'll be one jump ahead of the competition de esta manera le llevarás la delantera a la competencia she was always one jump ahead of her classmates siempre estaba adelantada con respecto de sus compañeros she tried to stay one jump ahead of her pupils trataba de mantenerse un paso adelante de sus alumnos 1.2 (fence) valla (f) , obstáculo (m)

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