bump verb Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “bump” - Learner’s Dictionary

bump

verb
 
 
/bʌmp/
B2 [T] to hurt part of your body by hitting it against something hard: I bumped my head on the door.Hitting against objects accidentally and colliding
bump into/against sth B2 to hit your body, your car, etc against something by accident: He kept falling over and bumping into things.Hitting against objects accidentally and colliding
bump along/over sth to move in a vehicle over a surface that is not smooth: The bus bumped along the country road.Travelling
Translations of “bump”
in Arabic يَرْتَطِم…
in Korean 부딪히다…
in Malaysian terlanggar…
in French (se) cogner (contre/dans)…
in Turkish çarpmak, vurmak, bindirmek…
in Italian sbattere, urtare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撞撃, 碰, 撞…
in Russian ударять(ся)…
in Polish uderzyć (się), walnąć (się)…
in Vietnamese đụng mạnh…
in Spanish dar(se) un golpe…
in Portuguese esbarrar…
in Thai ชน…
in German prallen, stoßen…
in Catalan donar-se un cop a…
in Japanese ~をぶつける, ~にぶつかる…
in Indonesian membentur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 撞击, 碰, 撞…
(Definition of bump verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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