Translation of revés in English:



  • 1 1.1el revés (de una prenda) the inside (de una tela) the back, the wrong side (de un papel, documento) the back planchar la prenda del or por el revés iron the garment inside out o on the inside 1.2al revés (con lo de adelante atrás) back to front (con lo de arriba abajo) upside down (con lo de dentro fuera) inside out (en sentido inverso) the other way around o (BrE) round yo frío la cebolla y luego el pimiento — pues yo lo hago al revés I fry the onion first and then the peppers — I do it the other way around te has puesto los zapatos al revés you've put your shoes on the wrong feet tienes los cubiertos al revés you have your knife and fork the wrong way round se puso el vestido al revés she put her dress on back to front hace la 'y' al revés he writes his y's back to front o the wrong way round colgó el cuadro al revés he hung the picture upside down puso el cuadro al revés he turned the picture to face the wall todo lo entiende al revés she's always getting the wrong end of the stick, she gets everything back to front hoy todo me está saliendo al revés nothing's going right for me today al revés de lo que uno se imagina contrary to what you might expect lo hizo al revés de como se le había dicho she did it the opposite way to how she had been told saberse algo al revés y al derecho to know sth (off) by heart

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Catalán is the language of Catalonia. Like Castilian, Catalan is a Romance language. Variants of it include mallorquín of the Balearic Islands and valenciano spoken in the autonomous region of Valencia. Banned under Franco, Catalan has enjoyed a revival since Spain's return to democracy and now has around 11 million speakers. It is the medium of instruction in schools and universities and its use is widespread in business, the arts, and the media. Many books are published in Catalan. See also lenguas cooficiales.