media vuelta
media vuelta
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (reversal of direction)
a. half-turn
Susi se cayó de la barra de equilibrio cuando estaba practicando la media vuelta.Susi fell off the balance beam when she was practicing her half-turn.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Molesta, Alicia se dio media vuelta y salió de la habitación.Annoyed, Alicia turned and left the room.
Felipe se dio media vuelta y me echó una mirada inquisidora.Felipe half-turned and looked at me inquiringly.
2. (military)
a. about-face
¡Formación!¡Media vuelta!Formation! About-face!
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