There are 4 translations of left in Spanish:

left1

Pronunciation: /left/
  • past & past pleave2

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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 4 translations of left in Spanish:

left2

n

  • 1 1.1 (left side) izquierda (f) on the left a la izquierda it's the one on the left es el/la de la izquierda to drive on the left manejar or (esp Esp) conducir* por la izquierda keep (to the) left mantenga su izquierda on o to the left of the president a la izquierda del presidente on o to my/your left a mi/tu izquierda from left to right de izquierda a derecha
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    • She turned her eyes directly to the left when she saw a flicker of light from the barn.
    • There were only a few seats left, and one of them was the place directly to the left of him.
    • There is a small bar area to the left as you walk inside and then the main dining room to the right.
    1.2 (left turn) take the next left tome or (esp Esp) coja la próxima a la izquierda to make o (BrE) take a left girar or torcer* or doblar a la izquierda 1.3 (in boxing — hand) izquierda (f); (— blow) golpe (m) de izquierda, izquierdazo (m)
  • 2 [Pol] the left la izquierda
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    • One is never enough because the Left is going to distort the facts just as much as the Right.
    • The parties of the Left and of the Right are in conflict because they both aim at supreme power.
    • The Left has much in common with the radicals in the Green movement and wants to work with them.

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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 4 translations of left in Spanish:

left3

adj

  • 1.1 (before n) [side/ear/shoe] izquierdo take the next left turn tome or (esp Esp) coja la próxima calle ( or el próximo desvío etc) a la izquierda
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    • The patient was a sturdy young man with an abscess on the outer side of his left thigh.
    • He fell off of me, and as he got up I punched him square on the side of his left eye.
    • Take your right leg, bend it and pull the knee over towards the floor next to your left side.
    1.2 [Pol] izquierdista, de izquierda or (Esp) izquierdas
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    • The Green Party leadership appear to believe that the left vote is theirs by right.
    • The crowd was solidly left and markedly anarchist and Marxist for the most part it seems.
    • The Respect coalition has shown people are willing to vote for a left alternative.

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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 4 translations of left in Spanish:

left4

adv

  • [turn/look] a or hacia la izquierda left, right! left, right! [Mil] ¡izquierda, derecha! ¡izquierda, derecha! left and right o (BrE) left, right and centre [colloquial/familiar] he was hitting out left and right repartía golpes a diestra y siniestra or (Esp) a diestro y siniestro [familiar/colloquial] she spends money left and right gasta dinero a manos llenas or [familiar/colloquial] a troche y moche
    More example sentences
    • Leave the ticket office and pass in front of the main house, turning left at the far side.
    • Follow the lane and at the next road junction bear left to another junction of lanes.
    • Silverdale train station can be reached by going left at this road junction.

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.