(upon) on the pounce

{(upon) on the pounce}}
pronto para o ataque.

English-Portuguese dictionary. 2013.

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  • pounce upon something — ˈpounce on/upon sth derived to quickly notice sth that sb has said or done, especially in order to criticize it Syn: seize on/upon • His comments were pounced upon by the press. Main entry: ↑pouncederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • pounce on something — ˈpounce on/upon sth derived to quickly notice sth that sb has said or done, especially in order to criticize it Syn: seize on/upon • His comments were pounced upon by the press. Main entry: ↑pouncederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • pounce — [[t]pa͟ʊns[/t]] pounces, pouncing, pounced 1) VERB If someone pounces on you, they come up towards you suddenly and take hold of you. [V on/upon n] He pounced on the photographer, beat him up and smashed his camera... Fraud squad officers had… …   English dictionary

  • Pounce (Transformers) — Pounce is the name of a fictional character from the various Transformers universes.Transformers: Generation 1Transformers character name =Pounce caption =Pounce box art affiliation =Decepticon subgroup =Clones rank =5 function =Infiltrator… …   Wikipedia

  • Pounce — Pounce, v. i. To fall suddenly and seize with the claws; with on or upon; as, a hawk pounces upon a chicken. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster] Derision is never so agonizing as when it pounces on the wanderings of misguided sensibility.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pounce — pounce1 [pouns] n. [ME pownce, talon, prob. altered < MFr poinçon, sharp instrument, stiletto: see PUNCHEON1] 1. a claw or talon of a bird of prey 2. the act of pouncing; swoop, spring, or leap vi. pounced, pouncing to swoop down, spring, or… …   English World dictionary

  • The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing — is one of the fables of Aesop.FableAccording to the fable, a hungry wolf came upon a sheep s fleece lying on the ground in a field. The wolf realized that if it wore the fleece, it would look like a sheep from a distance. That would enable the… …   Wikipedia

  • pounce upon — Synonyms and related words: ambush, appear unexpectedly, assail, assault, astonish, attack, be unexpected, blitz, bob up, bounce, bound, buck, buckjump, bushwhack, capriole, catch at, catch off guard, catch unawares, clear, come at, come down on …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pounce — 1. v. & n. v.intr. 1 spring or swoop, esp. as in capturing prey. 2 (often foll. by on, upon) a make a sudden attack. b seize eagerly upon an object, remark, etc. (pounced on what we said). n. 1 the act or an instance of pouncing. 2 the claw or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Transformers (TV series) — This page is about the original Transformers animated series. For information on other Transformers animated series, see Transformers series. infobox Television show name = The Transformers caption = Opening title screen format = Animated Series… …   Wikipedia

  • pounce — v. (d; intr.) to pounce on, upon (the cat pounced on the mouse) * * * [paʊns] upon (the cat pounced on the mouse) (d; intr.) to pounce on …   Combinatory dictionary

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