de lado
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de lado(
deh
 
lah
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doh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (with the side forward)
a. sideways
El fugitivo caminaba de lado, con la espalda pegada a la pared.The fugitive walked sideways with his back to the wall.
2. (not straight)
a. at an angle
Llevas la peluca de lado.Your wig's at an angle.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La gente lo miraba de lado. De repente se dio cuenta de que aún llevaba las pantuflas.People were looking askance at him. Suddenly he realized he was still wearing his slippers.
El viento soplaba de lado y estaba desequilibrando la moto.The crosswind was throwing the bike off balance.
3. (on the side of one's body)
a. on one's side
Por favor, acuéstese de lado y respire hondo.Please, lie on your side and breathe deeply.
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