HyperDic: take_a_hop

English > 1 sense of the expression take a hop:
VERBmotiontake a hop, bounce, resile, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochetspring back
English > take a hop: 1 sense > verb 1, motion
Meaningspring back; spring away from an impact.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsbounce, resile, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet
Narrowercaromrebound after hitting
kick back, recoil, kickspring back, as from a forceful thrust
skip, bound offbound off one point after another
Broaderjump, leap, bound, springMove forward by leaps and bounds
Spanishrebotar
Catalanrebotar, rebotre

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