- 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 derechaMore example sentences1.2 (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)
- 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.
- 2 [Pol] the left la izquierdaMore example sentences
- 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.
- 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 izquierdaMore example sentences1.2 [Pol] izquierdista, de izquierda or (Esp) izquierdas
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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.
- 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.
- [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 mocheMore 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.