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American English: /ˈbuməˌræŋ/
British English: /ˈbuːməraŋ/

Translation of boomerang in Spanish:


intransitive verb

  • tener el efecto contrario al buscado
    to boomerang on somebodythe plan boomeranged on him
    le salió el tiro por la culata [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Through this book, I have tried to say that American policies have boomeranged everywhere.
    • Development here has often been based on strategies that have boomeranged.
    • A veil should be drawn over his attempted clearance that boomeranged for a Rangers corner.

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