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Translation of voltear in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 4 (Latin America exc River Plate area) (dar la vuelta) me volteó la espalda
    she turned her back on me
    she turned away from me
    al oír su voz volteó la cara
    when she heard his voice she turned her head o she turned to look at him

also: voltearse verbo pronominal

(Latin America exc Southern Cone)
  • 2 (cambiar de ideas)
    to change one's ideas/allegiance
    se ha volteado contra mí
    he's turned against me
Example sentences
  • Que mire para adelante y no voltee la mirada '.
  • Al voltear la vista, el valle del Mantaro pinta todo el paisaje.
  • No sé q hacer quisiera voltear la página pero no puedo.
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