- 1 1.1 [mies] to winnow; [tierra] to turn, turn over 1.2 (por el aire) [toro] to toss; [caballo] to throw
- 3 (América Latina excepto Cono Sur/Latin America except Southern Cone) 3.1 (invertir) [tortilla/disco] to turn over; [copa/jarrón] (poner — boca arriba) to turn … the right way up; (— boca abajo) to turn … upside down 3.2 [media/manga] (poner del revés) to turn … inside out; (poner del derecho) to turn … the right way round el viento me volteó el paraguas the wind blew my umbrella inside out voltea la página turn the page
- 4 (América Latina excepto Río de la Plata/Latin America except 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/or she turned to look at him
voltearse v pron(América Latina excepto Cono Sur/Latin America except Southern Cone)
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