Parte posterior del cuerpo humano que va desde los hombros hasta la cintura:
→ espalda mojada
to break one's back
to bring good luck
Persona que intenta traspasar una frontera para entrar en otro país de manera ilegal; especialmente, la que lo hace de México a Estados Unidos de América atravesando el río Grande.
to sling something on one's back
Negar una ayuda o atención a alguien:
De manera traicionera.
to turn one's back on somebody
Detrás de una persona o una cosa:
my back itches
my back aches
to swim backstroke, to do the backstroke
the 100 meters backstroke
she turned her back on me, she turned away from me
No preocuparse de determinada cosa o desentenderse de ella.
he attacked her from behind
he's going to hit
straighten your back!
he has a stoop, he's round-shouldered
he has such a nerve!
his back was itching
he shot him in the back
he was attacked from behind
keep your back straight as you walk
I felt something pull in my back
Defenderse desesperada y enérgicamente en una lucha o discusión.
Comer o beber algo:
a backless dress
I've hurt my back
she dug her nails into his back
sorry, I've got my back to you
he slapped me on the back
his back was beaded with sweat
his back was covered with
I felt a sudden stab of pain in my back
my back doesn't give me trouble any more, my back doesn't play me up any more
to put something away
he is suffering from severe back pain
they attacked him from behind so that he couldn't fight back
if your back aches don't carry so much
she stabbed him in the back