de un lado a otro
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de un lado a otro
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1. (in a fixed location)
a. back and forth
El niño parecía hipnotizado viendo el péndulo moviéndose de un lado al otro.The kid appeared hypnotized as he watched the pendulum swing back and forth.
b. from side to side
Me mareo cuando el barco se mueve de un lado a otro.I get queasy when the boat moves from side to side.
c. to and fro
El sacerdote balanceaba el incensario de un lado a otro mientras caminaba hacia el altar.The priest swung the cencer to and fro as he walked up to the altar.
2. (from one location to another)
a. back and forth
La oficina del cliente más grande de Julia queda enfrente de su oficina. Por eso es que ella siempre anda de un lado a otro entre los dos edificios.The offices of Julia's biggest client are located across the street from her office. That's why she's always going back and forth between the two buildings.
b. from one place to another
Extraño los días cuando podía quedarme horas trabajando en un cubículo. Este nuevo trabajo me tiene corriendo de un lado a otro todo el día.I miss the days when I could just stay in a cubicle working for hours. This new job has me running from one place to another all day.
c. from place to place
Hasta mediados del siglo XX, los beduinos eran un pueblo mayormente nómada, moviéndose de un lado a otro por el desierto.Until the 20th century, the Bedouins were a largely nomadic people, moving from place to place in the desert.
d. from one side to the other
Durante su entrenamiento, los jugadores corren rápidamente de un lado a otro para mejorar su agilidad.During their training, the players run quickly from one side to the other to improve their agility.
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