Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hop"

The meaning of "Hop" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does a hop skip and boat ride away, there grew a kingdom mean?
A: It’s a silly way of describing how far away the kingdom was. You see things like this a lot in fairytales (for instance, “over the river and through the woods” is very popular).
Q: What does hop into the rig of an 18-wheeler mean?
A: An 18-wheeler is a type of truck with a detachable trailer. truck drivers often refer to the tractor unit (engine, cabin etc) as a "rig". Another common slang expression for a truck is "big rig".
Q: What does hop up mean?
A: @DanserSansArret: woozy of medication
Q: What does ...and that you can't hop off the merry-go-round. mean?
A: It's a metaphor that means you're stuck going in circles and can't move forward.
Q: What does "hops it" in 785 mean?
A: Hopping the curb: putting the wheel of the car on the sidewalk. The car hops up.

Example sentences using "Hop"

Q: Please show me example sentences with hop on somewhere.
A: Hop on is usually in the context of a ride like a car or a subway, meaning to get on that car or subway. It’s before a departure, while drop by basically means to quickly drive somewhere to visit.
Hope that helps
Q: Please show me example sentences with hop off.
A: Hop off = To get off.
"We have to hop off the bus at the next stop."
"Make sure you hop off at Grange Street, not Pods Parade."
"Hop off the bicycle for a moment."
Q: Please show me example sentences with hop into.
A: I am going to hop into the shower.
Let’s hop into bed.
At the scene of the accident, the rescue team hopped into action.
Without any notice, they hopped into character (acting role).
Q: Please show me example sentences with hop on.
A: hop on can be thought of as take.
also can generally be replaced with jump on which i think is probably more common
I will hop on the 9:40 train. i will jump on the 9:40 train. i will (take) the 9:40 train.

Synonyms of "Hop" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between hop in (a car) and get in (a car) ?
A: No difference in meaning. "Hop in" is more lighthearted.
Q: What is the difference between to hop and to jump ?
A: They are interchangeable, however hop implies something smaller. A child playfully hops over a pebble but jumps up to grab the tree branch
Q: What is the difference between hop and bounce ?
A: These two words are often used interchangeably.

But "hop" is used especially with things that have legs and push themselves off the floor. Hopping usually means there is forward movement. A rabbit hops. A kangaroo hops. A rabbit hops to go forward. A kangaroo hops to go forward.

- The child hopped around like a bunny (rabbit).

"Bounce" is often used with things that don't have legs. If something bounces, there may or may not be forward movement. A ball bounces.

- The girl bounced up and down excitedly.
- The ball bounced into the window and broke it.
Q: What is the difference between hop on the train and get on the train ?
A: They have the same meaning! Although hop on a train is considered as “slang” or less formal than get on a train
Q: What is the difference between hop and jump ?
A: "jump" is the general term. "hop" is a particular type of jump. "hop" is a short, almost vertical jump, with no running start, generally done from both feet, but can be done on one foot.

Translations of "Hop"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what hop means?
A: @lana103 Um "hop" é um pequeno salto, talvez um "pulo"?
"to jump" é "saltar"
"to hop" é "pular"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? hop
A: Hop in!
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Какая разница между to skip и to hop? (в смысле глаголов движения)
A: A hop is a jump from one foot landing on the same foot.
A skip is a jump from one foot landing on the other foot.
This distinction applies only for hops and skips by people. Sometimes animals (such as rabbits) are said to hop and then the word "hop" just means the same as "jump".

In the "triple jump" athletics event the first jump is a hop and the second is a skip.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 二重跳びができます(なわとびの二重跳びです)I can do a double hop, is that right?
A: I think "I can do double unders" (It means you jump once every 2 times the rope passes through your foot, is that what you meant?)

Other questions about "Hop"

Q: what does " let's hop the train" mean?
A: No. Hop the train is an expression for an illegal act. It usually refers to people who sneak onto a freight train and ride across the country. It's not common in everyday conversation. My guess is you heard this phrase in a movie or book. You might also hear the word "stowaway" which is what you call the person who hops a train.
Q: What does “I hop threads every morning” mean? Jumping rope?
A: Threads doesn't mean jumping rope.
Threads is like this picture used for sewing shirts
If you want to describe that you did jumping rope in the morning then say, "I skip every morning."
Q: Please show me how to pronounce hopping.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: "i should've hop into the deal. it happens like once in a lifetime that the company offers a buy one get one free deal." does this sound natural?
A: you can use chance

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