There are 4 translations of left in Spanish:

left1

Pronunciation: /left/
  • past & past pleave2

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Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.

There are 4 translations of left in Spanish:

left2

n

  • 1 1.1 (left side) izquierda (feminine) on the left a la izquierda it's the one on the left es el/la de la izquierda to drive on the left manejar or (especially Spain/especialmente España) conducir* por la izquierda keep (to the) left mantenga su izquierda on o to the left of the president a la izquierda del presidente on o to my/your left a mi/tu izquierda from left to right de izquierda a derecha
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    • She turned her eyes directly to the left when she saw a flicker of light from the barn.
    • There were only a few seats left, and one of them was the place directly to the left of him.
    • There is a small bar area to the left as you walk inside and then the main dining room to the right.
    1.2 (left turn) take the next left tome or (especially Spain/especialmente España) coja la próxima a la izquierda to make o (British English/inglés británico) take a left girar or torcer* or doblar a la izquierda 1.3 (in boxing — hand) izquierda (feminine); (— blow) golpe (masculine) de izquierda, izquierdazo (masculine)
  • 2 [Politics/Política] the left la izquierda
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    • One is never enough because the Left is going to distort the facts just as much as the Right.
    • The parties of the Left and of the Right are in conflict because they both aim at supreme power.
    • The Left has much in common with the radicals in the Green movement and wants to work with them.

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Word of the day casquillo
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Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.

There are 4 translations of left in Spanish:

left3

adj

  • 1.1 (before noun/delante del nombre) [side/ear/shoe] izquierdo take the next left turn tome or (especially Spain/especialmente España) coja la próxima calle ( or el próximo desvío etc) a la izquierda
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    • The patient was a sturdy young man with an abscess on the outer side of his left thigh.
    • He fell off of me, and as he got up I punched him square on the side of his left eye.
    • Take your right leg, bend it and pull the knee over towards the floor next to your left side.
    1.2 [Politics/Política] izquierdista, de izquierda or (Spain/España) izquierdas
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    • The Green Party leadership appear to believe that the left vote is theirs by right.
    • The crowd was solidly left and markedly anarchist and Marxist for the most part it seems.
    • The Respect coalition has shown people are willing to vote for a left alternative.

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Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.

There are 4 translations of left in Spanish:

left4

adv

  • [turn/look] a or hacia la izquierda left, right! left, right! [Military/Militar] ¡izquierda, derecha! ¡izquierda, derecha! left and right o (British English/inglés británico) left, right and centre [colloquial/familiar] he was hitting out left and right repartía golpes a diestra y siniestra or (Spain/España) a diestro y siniestro [colloquial/familiar] she spends money left and right gasta dinero a manos llenas or [colloquial/familiar] a troche y moche
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    • Leave the ticket office and pass in front of the main house, turning left at the far side.
    • Follow the lane and at the next road junction bear left to another junction of lanes.
    • Silverdale train station can be reached by going left at this road junction.

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Word of the day casquillo
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Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.