Translation of voltear in English:

voltear

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 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

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (voltearse)

(América Latina excepto Cono Sur/Latin America except Southern Cone)

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