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backwards (British English) also: backward Pronunciation: / ˈbækwəd / (American English)
Pronunciation: /ˈbakwədz/
Pronunciation: / ˈbækwərdz /

Translation of backwards in Italian:


  • 1 (in a reverse direction)
    (walk, crawl, fall)
    (lean, step)
    to face backwards
    voltare la schiena, essere di spalle
    facing backwards (in train) to be facing backwards
    essere girato indietro, di schiena
    to move backwards to travel backwards and forwards
    between tra
    to walk backwards and forwards
    camminare avanti e indietro
    to swing backwards and forwards to bend over backwards for somebody, to do
    farsi in quattro per qualcuno, per fare
  • 3 (the wrong way round) See examples:to put something on backwards
    mettere qualcosa a rovescio, col davanti dietro
    to get something backwards [figurative]
    capire qualcosa a rovescio
    (message, instructions)
    you've got it all backwards!
  • 4 (thoroughly) See examples:to know something backwards
    conoscere qualcosa a menadito, per filo e per segno

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