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left
[left]
noun
1. izquierda (f)
  • on or to the left a la izquierda
  • on my left a mano izquierda
adjective
2. izquierdo(a)
  • the left wing la izquierda (of party)
adverb
3. a la izquierda
  • left, right and center, (sentido figurado)
  • left and right por todas partes (Estados Unidos)
left [left]
adjective
1 izquierdo
She took the phone in her left hand You should teach yourself to kick with your left foot He broke his left arm while playing for Brisbane His left leg was longer then his right leg He wore a black patch over the left eye She threatened to cut off his left ear if he didn't buy her paintings The crowds gathered on the left bank of the river The left side of his face was paralysed
left shoe zapato (m) (del pie) izquierdo; take a left turn gira a la izquierda
take the second turn on the left
to have two left feet ser un patoso (informal)
The first session was good fun, but with two left feet I found myself floundering on some of the steps in the aerobics section
2 (Pol) de izquierda; de izquierdas; (Esp)
left politicians are now beginning to voice their misgivings...
adverb
[+turn, look] a la izquierda
to face left the soldiers stood facing left you should now be facing left the buildings face left go turn left
left, right and centre
left and right (US)
a diestra y siniestra; a diestro y siniestro; (Esp)
they owe money left, right and centre deben dinero a todos; tienen deudas por doquier
noun
1 (left side) izquierda (f)
There was a strong light coming from the left.
turn it to the left [+key, knob] gíralo a la izquierda; pictured from left to right are ... de izquierda a derecha vemos a ...; the third from the left el tercero empezando por la izquierda
In this row of statues, the third from the left is the Black Prince...
on or to my, your etc left a mi, tu etc izquierda
He sat on the stage with Stroop at his left...
on the left a la izquierda
Her office is down the corridor on the left... There was a gate on our left leading into a field...
it's on the left as you go in está a la izquierda según entras; it's the first/second door on the left es la primera/segunda puerta a la izquierda; to drive on the left conducir or manejar por la izquierda; (LAm)
[keep] (to the) left
keep left manténgase a la izquierda
2 (left turning)
take two lefts and a right
take the next left toma la próxima a la izquierda
3 (Boxing) (left hand) izquierda (f); (punch) izquierdazo (m); golpe (m) de izquierda or con la izquierda
`With your left now!" she cried. Ali felled him with a left to the jaw.
4
the left (Pol) la izquierda
While the Right is holding its ground, the Left is shifting its ground... the extreme far left
the parties of the left los partidos de izquierda or izquierdas; (Esp)
[on] the left she's on the left of the party I gather that politically he's a bit on the left... ...numerous other organisations on the Marxist left... [to] the left of on social issues Mr Clarke is to the left of his other Cabinet colleagues
modifier
left back (n) (Dep) (player) lateral (m) izquierdoaizquierda;a izquierda
The scorer was the left-back Lee Martin
(position) lateral (m) izquierdo
With Winterburn suspended, Keown played at left-back
left field (n) (Baseball) (area) jardín (m) izquierdo; (position) jardineroajardinera (m) (f) izquierdoaizquierda;a jardinera a izquierda
to come out of left field especially (US) his question/decision came out of left field su pregunta/decisión me/le etc pilló desprevenido
left half (n) (Dep) (player) lateral (m) izquierdoaizquierda;a izquierda
Arriving as an amateur left-half from Clapton, he was persuaded by Chapman to become a full-back
(position) lateral (m) izquierdo
...Garcia, who had another cultured game at left-half
left wing (n) (Dep) banda (f) izquierda
Clarke spent much of his time on the left wing as Fashanu and Holdsworth occupied the front two positions
(Pol) ala (f) izquierda
...she would fight the contest by appealing to the left wing of the party and the trade unions
left [left]
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