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sauter

English translation of sauter

to jump

The word 'sauter' is a regular French verb that means 'to jump'. It can be used in a variety of contexts, such as 'Il aime sauter' (He likes to jump), or 'Nous allons sauter' (We are going to jump). It operates the same as its English counterpart and is used in a variety of physical and sports-related contexts.


Example sentences using: sauter

J'aime sauter à la corde

English translation of J'aime sauter à la corde

I like to skip rope

This is a basic statement about someone's hobby or interest. It directly uses 'sauter' to refer to a specific action: skipping rope.

Le chat va sauter sur le canapé

English translation of Le chat va sauter sur le canapé

The cat is going to jump on the couch

This phrase is an example of future tense, which predicts what is going to happen. 'Sauter' is used in this context to describe what the cat is about to do, i.e., jump.

Mon frère a sauté par-dessus la chaise

English translation of Mon frère a sauté par-dessus la chaise

My brother jumped over the chair

The phrase indicates an action performed by the speaker's brother in the past using 'sauter' to denote the action of jumping over.

Vous devez sauter l'étape inutile

English translation of Vous devez sauter l'étape inutile

You have to skip the unnecessary step

In this context, 'sauter' is used to tell someone to omit or not do something, i.e., to skip.

Ces puces peuvent sauter haut

English translation of Ces puces peuvent sauter haut

These fleas can jump high

This is a simple observation about the ability of fleas, using 'sauter' to describe their ability to jump.

Nous devrions sauter le dessert ce soir

English translation of Nous devrions sauter le dessert ce soir

We should skip dessert tonight

This phrase shows an example of someone suggesting skipping, or omitting, a part of a meal. It uses 'sauter' to mean 'skip'.

Il avait hâte de sauter dans la piscine

English translation of Il avait hâte de sauter dans la piscine

He was eager to jump into the pool

This phrase demonstrates the use of 'sauter' to express one's eagerness to implement a certain action, in this case, jumping into the pool.

Je ne veux pas sauter aux conclusions trop vite

English translation of Je ne veux pas sauter aux conclusions trop vite

I don't want to jump to conclusions too quickly

This phrase uses 'sauter' in a figurative context to mean 'jumping to conclusions', which means to make a decision without having all the facts.

L'athlète va sauter au-dessus des obstacles

English translation of L'athlète va sauter au-dessus des obstacles

The athlete is going to jump over the obstacles

This phrase uses 'sauter' to describe a physical action an athlete is predicted to do in future.

Le chien a sauté sur moi quand je suis rentré à la maison

English translation of Le chien a sauté sur moi quand je suis rentré à la maison

The dog jumped on me when I got home

This phrase presents 'sauter' as a past action, referred to by 'a sauté', describing the dog's response when the speaker returned home.

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