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Translation of "backwards" - English-Spanish dictionary

backwards

adverb   /ˈbæk·wədz/ ( also backward /ˈbæk·wəd/) mainly UK
B1 towards the direction behind you hacia atrás She took a couple of steps backwards.
in the opposite order to what is usual al revés ‘Erehwon’ is ‘nowherespelled backwards.
with the part that is usually at the front at the back al revés You’ve got your skirt on backwards.
backwards and forwards
in one direction then the opposite way, many times de aquí para allá I drive backwards and forwards between Edinburgh and Glasgow every day.
bend over backwards
to try extremely hard to help or to please someone hacer lo imposible She bent over backwards to help him.
(Definition of backwards from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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