Die Übersetzung von "backward" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


adjective /ˈbӕkwəd/

aimed or directed backwards

en arrière, vers l’arrière
He left without a backward glance.

less advanced in mind or body than is normal for one’s age

a backward child.

late in developing a modern culture, mechanization etc

That part of the country is still very backward
a backward region.
backwardness noun

backwards adverb

towards the back

vers l’arrière
He glanced backwards
Sheila stepped backwards to let the man pass.

with one’s back facing the direction one is going in

à reculons
The child walked backwards into a lamp-post.

in the opposite way to that which is usual

à l’envers
Can you count from 1 to 10 backwards? (= starting at 10 and counting to 1).
backwards and forwards

in one direction and then in the opposite direction

de long en large
The dog ran backwards and forwards across the grass.
bend/fall over backwards

to try very hard

se mettre en quatre (pour)
He bent over backwards to get us tickets for the concert.

(Die Übersetzung von "backward" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)