left

left
left
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
PHRASES:
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
PHRASES:
\left, right and centre überall;
on the ship people were throwing up \left, right and centre auf dem Schiff übergaben sich die Leute überall

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