Translation of "jump" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /dʒʌmp/

A2 to push your body up and away from the ground using your feet and legs

saltar, pular
The children were jumping up and down with excitement.
They jumped into the water.

A2 to go over something by moving up into the air

saltar, pular
Can you jump across this puddle?

B1 to move somewhere suddenly and quickly

entrar/sair rapidamente
She jumped into a taxi and rushed to the station.

to make a sudden movement because you are frightened or surprised

Her scream made me jump.

(Translation of “jump verb” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)