1. left [left] pt, pp of leave
2. left [left] n
1) no pl (direction)
from \left to right von links nach rechts;
to approach from the \left sich akk von links nähern;
to move/turn to the \left nach links rücken/abbiegen
2) (left turn)
to make [or take] [or (fam) hang] a \left [nach] links abbiegen
3) (street on the left)
the first/second/third \left die erste/zweite/dritte Straße links
4) no pl (left side)
the \left die linke Seite;
my sister is third from the \left meine Schwester ist die Dritte von links;
on/to the \left links;
on/to sb's \left zu jds Linken, links von jdm;
the speakers are sitting on my \left die Redner sitzen links von mir
5) sports linke [Spielfeld]seite;
this team always attacks from the \left diese Mannschaft greift immer von links an
6) mil linker Flügel;
attacks from the enemy's \left Angriffe vom linken Flügel des Feindes
7) no pl (political grouping)
the \left die Linke;
party on the \left Linkspartei f;
the loony \left (pej) die radikale Linke
8) (fam: left-handed punch) Linke f adj
1) inv (position, direction) linke(r, s);
\left leg linkes Bein
2) (political direction) linke(r, s), linksgerichtet;
the \left wing of the party der linke Flügel der Partei
to have two \left feet zwei linke Füße haben (fam)
to marry with the \left hand eine Ehe zur linken Hand schließen adv
inv (direction) nach links;
(side) links;
to keep/turn \left sich akk links halten/links abbiegen
\left, right and centre überall;
on the ship people were throwing up \left, right and centre auf dem Schiff übergaben sich die Leute überall

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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