Translation of "awry" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective, adverb uk /əˈraɪ/ us

not in the intended way

Anything that goes awry (= goes wrong) in the office is blamed on Pete.
The strike has sent the plans for investment seriously awry.

in the wrong position

torcido, mal puesta
She rushed in, her face red and sweaty and her hat awry.

(Translation of “awry” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective, adverb /əˈrai/

if something goes awry , it does not happen in the way which was planned

We missed our flight and all our plans went awry.

(Translation of “awry” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)