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sauter

Pronunciation: /sote/

vi

  • 2sauter dans un taxi to jump or hop into a taxi
  • 3sauter d'un sujet à l'autre to skip from one subject to another
  • 4 [fam] faire sauter une réunion to cancel a meeting faire sauter une contravention to get out of paying a parking ticket
  • 6faire sauter une serrure to force a lock faire sauter les boutons to burst one's buttons
  • 7 [bridge, building] to be blown up, to go up faire sauter les plombs to blow the fuses
  • 8 [Culin] faire sauter to sauté [onions]

Idioms

sauter aux yeux

to be blindingly obvious

et que ça saute!

[fam], make it snappy! [fam]

sauter au plafond

[fam], to jump for joy; to hit the roof [fam]; to be staggered

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