There are 2 translations of tumble in Spanish:

tumble1

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌmbəl/

n

  • 1.1 (of acrobat) voltereta (feminine)
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    • She can perform huge vertical or horizontal leaps, often resulting in gymnastic tumbles and rolls in midair.
    • Hampton has been into fitness since she took her first tumble in gymnastics as a young girl.
    • He did the high wire. He did the acrobat tumbles.
    1.2 (fall) caída (feminine) to take a tumble caerse*
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    • When he tumbles headlong down some stairs, we're treated to a slow-motion pan, looking down on him.
    • A competitor in the under 17 race was taken to casualty with a damaged shoulder after taking a tumble on the descent.
    • The condition means a simple tumble can leave the 14-year-old with broken bones and Hayley has suffered more than 200 fractures since she was born.

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There are 2 translations of tumble in Spanish:

tumble2

vi

  • 1 (fall) caerse* he tumbled off his horse se cayó del caballo the basket went tumbling down the slope la cesta se fue rodando cuesta abajo the pile of cans came tumbling down el montón de latas se vino abajo he lost his balance and tumbled over perdió el equilibrio y se cayó I tumbled into bed me dejé caer en la cama
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    • They tumbled down, falling down a small hill then down some brush.
    • Fat drops tumbled down to slick the streets.
    • Looking up at the water fall she had just tumbled down she decided to keep moving.
  • 2 (roll, turn) [acrobat] dar* volteretas; [kitten/children] revolcarse*, retozar* the clothes tumbled around in the machine la ropa daba vueltas en la máquina
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    • On floor exercise one gymnast tumbled a double layout, two whips to double pike, and stuck full-in dismount.
    • In 1999, she suffered the same injury to her left knee while tumbling on floor exercise.
    • I will probably have to get surgery after Worlds because, for now, I can't tumble at all.

vt

  • 1.1 (make untidy) [hair] alborotar the bedclothes were all tumbleed la cama estaba revuelta 1.2 (toss, turn) hacer* girar

Phrasal verbs

tumble to

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
[scheme] darse* cuenta de at last she tumbled to what he was doing finalmente se dio cuenta or cayó en la cuenta de lo que estaba haciendo

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