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    #1

    somersault?

    Please open the link below. What do you call this action in the animation?
    What verb / phrase do you use to describe it? The most common one, please.
    http://host10.aparat.com//public/use...ba99239617.mp4

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    Re: somersault?

    I don't think cars can somersault. I would describe the action as flipping over several times.

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    #3

    Re: somersault?

    Even though you might hear news reports tell of a car "somersaulting half a dozen time before coming to rest in a ditch" (or similar), I agree with MikeNewYork that generally we reserve the use of the word for people who are performing this acrobatic move on purpose.

    I couldn't get the video to work, but I would say that a car either rolls or flips.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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