Definition of 'skip'

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Example sentences containing 'skip'

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There is no way of skipping chapters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We met at one of his legendary house parties and my heart skipped a beat. The Sun (2014)She did it again and then did a little skip. The Sun (2006)My mum and dad sing but it skipped a generation with me. The Sun (2011)She handed me a skipping rope and off we went. The Sun (2016)There may be trouble ahead but so far employment has not skipped a beat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the rubbish skips around the city she found a constant supply of credit cards. The Sun (2006)We are all familiar with the syndrome of skipping from one wonder diet to the next. MacEoin, Beth Healthy By Nature (1994)You feel better if you skip a meal. Westcott, Patsy Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)They made my heart skip a beat! Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is possible we might skip a generation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Make sure the skipping rope is the right length. The Sun (2010)There is no better feeling in a horse than when he springs and skips along on fast ground. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In previous years judges have admitted that they skipped some chapters if they knew that they disliked a book. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We didn't expect people to jump in the skip. The Sun (2010)But she is very strong and she runs gracefully and quickly, skipping off the surface. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was just a hop, skip and a jump after that. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Last week, she spent the day in a rubbish skip to promote a drinks brand. The Sun (2014)We too often skip past this part and get to the good stuff: the forgiveness. Christianity Today (2000)A little hop and skip of delight showed that the moment of crisis had passed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And the crowd that came to see the show will have caused the accountants' hearts to skip a beat. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I often see portable loos outside homes, along with the skip. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'skip'

British English: skip /skɪp/ VERB
with feet If you skip along, you move along jumping from one foot to the other.
We skipped down the street.
  • American English: skip
  • Arabic: يَقْفِزُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: saltar
  • Chinese: 跳过
  • Croatian: skakutati
  • Czech: poskakovat
  • Danish: springe over
  • Dutch: hinkelen
  • European Spanish: brincar
  • Finnish: hyppiä
  • French: sautiller
  • German: hüpfen
  • Greek: παραλείπω
  • Italian: saltare
  • Japanese: 飛び跳ねる
  • Korean: ...을 가볍게 뛰어넘다
  • Norwegian: hoppe over
  • Polish: opuścić
  • European Portuguese: saltar
  • Romanian: a o întinde
  • Russian: пропускать
  • Latin American Spanish: brincar
  • Swedish: hoppa
  • Thai: กระโดด
  • Turkish: atlamak
  • Ukrainian: стрибати
  • Vietnamese: nhảy lò cò
British English: skip /skɪp/ VERB
not have If you skip something, you decide not to do it.
Don't skip breakfast.
  • American English: skip
  • Arabic: يَتَخَطَّى
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pular
  • Chinese: 略过
  • Croatian: preskakati
  • Czech: vynechat
  • Danish: springe over
  • Dutch: overslaan
  • European Spanish: saltarse
  • Finnish: jättää väliin
  • French: ignorerlaisser de côté
  • German: auslassen
  • Greek: παραλείπω
  • Italian: saltare
  • Japanese: ・・・を意図的にしない
  • Korean: 거르다
  • Norwegian: hoppe over
  • Polish: omijać
  • European Portuguese: saltar
  • Romanian: a omite
  • Russian: пропустить
  • Latin American Spanish: omitir
  • Swedish: hoppa över
  • Thai: ข้าม งด
  • Turkish: atlamak
  • Ukrainian: пропускати
  • Vietnamese: bỏ


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