There are 2 translations of left in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /left/

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There are 2 translations of left in Spanish:



  • 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
    More example sentences
    • 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
    More example sentences
    • 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.


  • 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 1.2 [Politics/Política] izquierdista, de izquierda or (Spain/España) izquierdas


  • [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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