Translation of U-turn in Spanish:

U-turn

Pronunciation: /ˈjuːtɜːrn; ˈjuːtɜːn/

n

  • [Cars/Automovilismo] cambio (m) de sentido, giro (m) or vuelta (f) en U (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) to make o (British English/inglés británico) do a U-turn cambiar de sentido, dar* vuelta or girar en U (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) they did a U-turn on taxation dieron un giro de 180° en materia de impuestos there will be no U-turns over education policy no habrá cambios radicales en la política educativa
    More example sentences
    • He turned the flashers on just before he made a U-turn, heading back in the direction he'd come.
    • I made a U-turn on the taxiway and headed back to the line to get it checked.
    • Faith slammed on the brakes, and made a U-turn in the middle of the empty street.

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