Translation: from spanish

took a tumble

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  • tumble — 01. The small boys were having a race [tumbling] down the side of the hill. 02. The child [tumbled] over the chair when he ran into the room. 03. He broke his arm when he hit a bump, and took a [tumble] off his bicycle. 04. Interest rates have… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • tumble — [[t]tʌ̱mb(ə)l[/t]] tumbles, tumbling, tumbled 1) VERB If someone or something tumbles somewhere, they fall there with a rolling or bouncing movement. [V prep/adv] A small boy tumbled off a third floor fire escape... [V prep/adv] The dog had… …   English dictionary

  • tumble — /tum beuhl/, v., tumbled, tumbling, n. v.i. 1. to fall helplessly down, end over end, as by losing one s footing, support, or equilibrium; plunge headlong: to tumble down the stairs. 2. to roll end over end, as in falling: The stones tumbled down …   Universalium

  • tumble — 1. verb 1) he tumbled over Syn: fall (over), fall down, topple over, lose one s balance, keel over, take a spill, go headlong, go head over heels, trip, stumble; informal come a cropper 2) they all tumbled from the room Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • tumble — I n. (colloq.) fall 1) to take a tumble 2) a bad, nasty tumble (she took a nasty tumble) 3) a tumble from sign of recognition 4) to give smb. a tumble (they wouldn t give us a tumble) II v. 1) (d; intr.) to tumble into (to tumble into bed) 2) (d; …   Combinatory dictionary

  • tumble — I UK [ˈtʌmb(ə)l] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms tumble : present tense I/you/we/they tumble he/she/it tumbles present participle tumbling past tense tumbled past participle tumbled 1) if a price or value tumbles, it suddenly becomes much… …   English dictionary

  • tumble — tum|ble1 [ tʌmbl ] verb intransitive 1. ) if a price or value tumbles, it suddenly becomes much lower: Unemployment tumbled to 5.6% in November. 2. ) if a building or other structure tumbles or tumbles down, it falls to the ground: It seemed that …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • take a tumble — verb a) To fall off something, or down something. Prince Charles spent the night in the hospital after he took a tumble off his horse yesterday while playing polo and briefly lost consciousness. b) To fall in price or value. Acme Industries… …   Wiktionary

  • rough-and-tumble — 1. {n.} Very rough, hard fighting or arguing that does not follow any rules. * /There was a rough and tumble on the street last night between some soldiers and sailors./ * /Many people don t like the rough and tumble of politics./ 2. {adj.}… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rough-and-tumble — 1. {n.} Very rough, hard fighting or arguing that does not follow any rules. * /There was a rough and tumble on the street last night between some soldiers and sailors./ * /Many people don t like the rough and tumble of politics./ 2. {adj.}… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rough-and-tumble — 1. noun Very rough, hard fighting or arguing that does not follow any rules. There was a rough and tumble on the street last night between some soldiers and sailors. Many people don t like the rough and tumble of politics. 2. adj Fighting or… …   Словарь американских идиом


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