Übersetzung von “backfire” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /ˌbækˈfaɪər/ us /-ˈfaɪr/

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

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

producir detonaciones en el escape
I was woken by the sound of a truck backfiring.

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