Translation of backwards in Italian:
- 1 (in a reverse direction)(walk, crawl, fall)
all'indietro(lean, step)to face backwards
indietro(person)facing backwards (in train) to be facing backwards
voltare la schiena, essere di spalleessere girato indietro, di schienato move backwards to travel backwards and forwardsfare la spola (between tra)to walk backwards and forwardscamminare avanti e indietroto swing backwards and forwards to bend over backwards for somebody, to dofarsi in quattro per qualcuno, per fare
- 3 (the wrong way round)to put something on backwardsmettere qualcosa a rovescio, col davanti dietroto get something backwards [figurative]capire qualcosa a rovescio (message, instructions)you've got it all backwards!hai capito tutto il contrario!
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