Examples of somersault in a Sentence
The gymnast turned a somersault.
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Cruiserweight Championship: Mustafa Ali vs. Cedric Alexander Alexander won the title after hitting his lumbar-check knees to the back finisher after Ali missed his 054, a reverse forward somersault off the top rope.
Pallotta was seen performing a backward somersault in his dress shirt and pants into a fountain in the Piazza del Popolo.
Ironically, the principal effect of the 24-hour somersault is that undocumented migrants who were previously threatened with deportation no longer face that prospect.
Johnson was third heading into the final round but earned 8s and 9s on his 4 ½ somersault tuck for a score of 96.90 points, highest of the 48-dive competition.
By the end of the afternoon, there are foot races and backflips and somersaults and handstand contests.
Now, let’s talk about the somersaults the fickle president performed all last week.
Murphy's winning dive was a inward 2 1/2 somersault.
In one of the springboard preliminary rounds, American diver Greg Louganis hit his head on the diving board while doing a somersault.
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Definition of somersault for English Language Learners
: a forward or backward movement of your body on the ground or in the air that is made by bringing your feet over your head
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