Translation of "left" - English-Spanish dictionary

left

uk /left/ us /left/

past tense and past participle of leave

pasado simple y participio pasado de “leave”
adjective, adverb uk /left/ us /left/

A2 on or towards the side of your body where your heart is

izquierdo
She had a beautiful ring on her left hand.
Turn left at the end of the corridor.
→ Opposite right adj
noun [ no plural ] uk /left/ us /left/

A2 the left side of your body, or the direction towards this side

izquierda
Ted was sitting on / my left.

Opposite

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

left

adjective /left/

on, for, or belonging to, the side of the body that in most people has the less skilful hand (the side of a person or thing which is toward the west when that person or thing is facing north-opposite to right)

izquierdo
She wore an engagement ring on her left hand
They drive on the left side of the road in Britain.
left-hand adjective

at the left; to the left of something else

a la izquierda
the bottom left-hand drawer of the desk.

towards the left

hacia la izquierda
a left-hand bend in the road.
left-handed adjective

having the left hand more skilful than the right

zurdo
Are you left-handed or right-handed?
left-handedness noun

condición de zurdo
His left-handedness hasn’t prevented him from becoming a superb guitar player.
leftovers noun

(usually plural) food that remains uneaten at the end of a meal.

sobras, restos
We can heat up the leftovers and have them tomorrow.

something that remains from an earlier time, especially even though it may no longer be useful

sobrante
The huge brown sofa was a leftover from the Seventies.
left-wing adjective

(having opinions which are) radical, socialist or communist

de izquierda, izquierdista
a left-wing politician.
left wing noun

the left of a political party

izquierda
He’s on the left wing of the Labour Party.

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