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20:41 Feb 9, 2012
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Cooking / Culinary
English term or phrase: leap on over
I have to translate the following phrase into Argentinean Spanish:

Happy Leap Year! What better way to celebrate than to leap on over to the gym!

I'm having trouble finding the meaning of "leap on over". Does someone know the exact translation for this phrase?
marianamaz
Argentina
Local time: 09:22
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1pasarse por el gimnasio
RobertL
3pegar el salto al gimnasio
Melissa1927
3Saltar
Melissa1927


Discussion entries: 2





  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Saltar


Explanation:
It refers to miss the gym session. In Spanish we would say "saltarse el gimnasio" but I am afraid I do not know whether there is another variation in Argentinian Spanish. It is a game of words, playing with the fact that "a leap year" (a year with 366 days) is a kind of jump over the calendar. I hope it helped.

Melissa1927
Local time: 14:22
Native speaker of: Spanish
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26 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
pasarse por el gimnasio


Explanation:
Con todo mi respeto hacia Melissa, el significado es precisamente el contrario de "saltarse el gimnasio". Tiene toda la pinta de ser un anuncio para el gimnasio en cuestión, o quizás un anuncio para animar a la gente a ser más activa. Es un juego de palabras con "leap" y "leap year", pero a mí no se me ocurre ningún modo de conservar el mismo juego de palabras en castellano.

RobertL
Local time: 14:22
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Melissa1927: Gracias por "abrirme los ojos" Robert. Ahora que lo he vuelto a leer coincido contigo. Haré mi segundo intento en otra respuesta.
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52 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
pegar el salto al gimnasio


Explanation:
Siguiendo el hilo a la respuesta de Robert, ahí va mi segundo intento:

¡Feliz año bisiesto! y ¿qué mejor manera de celebrarlo que pasar de "dobles siestas" y pegar el salto al gimnasio?!

(Por cierto, yo tampoco sé qué tiene que ver gastronomía, ¿temas de dietas, quizás?)

Saludos!

Melissa1927
Local time: 14:22
Native speaker of: Spanish
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