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American English: /ˈbækˌstroʊk/
British English: /ˈbakstrəʊk/

Translation of backstroke in Spanish:


  • estilo (masculine) espalda
    to do (the) backstroke
    nadar a espalda (Spain)
    nadar de dorso (Mexico)
    Example sentences
    • As you begin the first part of the backstroke arm stroke, your arm enters the water fully extended over your shoulder, pinky finger first with the palm of your hand slightly pitched out to the side.
    • Last year I had the luxury of swimming a few strokes backstroke so I could get a good look at the Golden Gate Bridge.
    • Jackie, you're so good at the other strokes like crawl, backstroke, and breaststroke.
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