Definition of 'skate'
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Example sentences containing 'skate'
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If any sharp mining lawyer tried to skate around the ownership he would have to come up against the Indian Affairs Department. FOOLS GOLD (2003)
"Even with evidence there'd be a good chance you'd skate on charges," Post said. THE KILL CLAUSE (2003)
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Translations for 'skate'
British English: skate /skeɪt/ VERB
If you skate, you move about wearing ice-skates or roller-skates.
She skated up to him.
- American English: skate
- Arabic: يَتَزَلَّجُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: patinar
- Chinese: 滑冰
- Croatian: voziti se na skateboardu
- Czech: bruslit
- Danish: skøjte
- Dutch: schaatsen
- European Spanish: patinar
- Finnish: luistella
- French: patiner
- German: eislaufen
- Greek: παγοδρομώ
- Italian: pattinare
- Japanese: スケートをする
- Korean: 스케이트
- Norwegian: gå på skøyter
- Polish: jeździć na łyżwach
- European Portuguese: patinar
- Romanian: a patina
- Russian: кататься на коньках
- Spanish: patinar
- Swedish: åka skridskor
- Thai: เล่นสเก็ต
- Turkish: paten
- Ukrainian: кататися на ковзанах
- Vietnamese: trượt băng
British English: skate NOUN
Skates are ice-skates.
Definition of skate from the Collins English Dictionary
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