Übersetzung von “backfire” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /ˌbækˈfaɪər/ us /-ˈfaɪr/

(of a plan) to have the opposite result from the one you intended

dar errado
Her plans to make him jealous backfired on her when he started dating her best friend.

(of an engine) to make a loud noise as a result of fuel burning too early

I was woken by the sound of a truck backfiring.

(Übersetzung von “backfire” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)