Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Tuesday April 1, 2014

saltar, verb:
to jump; to leap

Saltar is the basic word for to jump or to leap:

Bond saltó del coche.
Bond leaped from the car.

saltar de alegría
to jump for joy

In the reflexive form it means to skip or miss out something:

Creo que te has saltado una página.
I think you’ve skipped a page.

Ya que desperté tarde tuve que saltarme el desayuno.
As I woke up late I had to skip breakfast.


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