French translation of 'skipping'
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Example Sentences Including 'skipping'
Max was neither running nor skipping in his effort to keep up.The Hardie Inheritance
Kenworthy leaped ahead to more recent events - not mere pages ahead, but skipping over a whole pack of exercise books.The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
Had to set parameters when I found him growling, tied to the table leg with a skipping rope round his neck.AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR (2005)
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- (= jump)
⇒ They took little skips as they walked.
Ils faisaient de petits sauts en marchant.,
Ils faisaient de petits bonds en marchant.
- (British, for rubbish, waste)
- (= move with little jumps)
⇒ He skipped around the room.
Il sautilla dans la pièce.
- (with rope)
sauter à la corde
- (= change quickly)
to skip from one thing to another
passer du coq à l'âne
to skip school (mainly US)
faire l'école buissonnièreto skip a lesson
sécher un coursskip it! (informal, US)
laisse tomber! (inf)
Example Sentences Including 'skip'
And you can skip the ``I don't know what you're talking about' routine.CHAMELEON (2002)
His first sight of Caroline Jackson had made his heart skip a beat.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Pack up what you're going to take on your move and skip the rest.FALLEN WOMEN (2002)
Translation of skipping from the Collins English to French Dictionary