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backwards
Pronunciation: /ˈbakwədz/
Pronunciation: / ˈbækwərdz /

Translation of backwards in German:

adverb

  • 1
    nach hinten
    the child fell [over] backwards into the water
    das Kind fiel rückwärts ins Wasser
    bend or fall or lean over backwards to do something [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    sich zerreißen, um etwas zu tun [colloquial]
  • 2
    (oppositely to normal direction) rückwärts
    backwards and forwards
    (to and fro) (literal or figurative)
    hin und her
  • 3 (into a worse state)go backwards
    sich verschlechtern
    under his leadership the country is going backwards
    unter seiner Führung verschlechtert sich die Lage des Landes
  • 4 (into past)look backwards
    an frühere Zeiten denken
  • 5 (reverse way)
    von hinten nach vorn
    you're doing everything backwards
    du machst ja alles verkehrt herum
    know something backwards
    etwas in- und auswendig kennen

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