There are 2 main translations of left in Spanish

: left1left2


Pronunciation /lɛft//lɛft/

There are 2 main translations of left in Spanish

: left1left2


izquierda, n.


  • 1

    • 1.1(left side)

      izquierda feminine
      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 por la izquierda
      • keep (to the) left mantenga su izquierda
      • on / to the left of the president a la izquierda del presidente
      • on / to my/your left a mi/tu izquierda
      • from left to right de izquierda a derecha
      • Swing left here and follow the path under pylons with the wall on the left.
      • She looks at him, shakes her head, and moves slightly to the left so she's standing in front of the other bank of tills.
      • A truck passed them on the left going the opposite direction, with Jared at the wheel.
      • There were only a few seats left, and one of them was the place directly to the left of him.
      • He was sitting on my left while Tyson sat on my right holding a bag of ice on his black eye.
      • Cross over to the left hand side and the canal can be reached on the left via a series of wooden steps.
      • To the left of this is Israel and the West Bank; to the right is the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
      • Because far more people look at departure boards than arrival boards, it is normal to put departures on the left.
      • There was another subdivision on her right side, and a good sized church on her left.
      • To my left were a weight bench and a long horizontal bar that was built into the wall.
      • And it must have been coincidence that I happened to be walking on the left when he'd passed.
      • There is a small bar area to the left as you walk inside and then the main dining room to the right.
      • Follow the path over a ladder stile that leads in front of the farmhouse then cross the stile to the left by a gate after the house.
      • She turned her eyes directly to the left when she saw a flicker of light from the barn.
      • That's the museum building on the left and the reading room on the right.
      • They were in a small room with a table to the right side, and a small window to the left.
      • They claim she began to lose weight and leaned badly to the left when sitting in a chair.
      • He was now lying to the side, but he had one arm to my left, and the other to my right.
      • This climbs gradually on to the high plateau north of Bynack Mor and swings gently to the left of the mountain.
      • Our road took us along this western side with the sandy belt on our left.

    • 1.2(left turn)

      take the next left coja la próxima a la izquierda Spain
      • to make / take a left girar / torcer / doblar a la izquierda

    • 1.3(in boxing)

      (hand) izquierda feminine
      (blow) golpe de izquierda masculine
      (blow) izquierdazo masculine

  • 2

    the left la izquierda
    • That a common approach on all the central questions was agreed is significant for the Left in Europe.
    • The book is littered with one-liners and anecdotes that will be familiar to activists on the Left.
    • The cover, then as now, was a moral imperialist fantasy that appealed to parts of the Left.
    • One is never enough because the Left is going to distort the facts just as much as the Right.
    • It is of course the Right who regard the Left as little more than empty slogans and iconography.
    • This would be the time for the Left to unite and lay the basis for the party that Argentinian workers need.
    • We have built a great movement, whose social weight resonates well beyond the borders of the Left.
    • The Left's place, in this conception, is clearly on the side of the victims of the imperial power.
    • The parties of the Left and of the Right are in conflict because they both aim at supreme power.
    • The radical Left will need better representation than Ralph Nader at the next election.
    • The national question is not a problem for the Left; it is a problem for the British ruling class.
    • A key element in this process will be the capacity of the Argentinian Left to overcome its divisions.
    • Radical feminism emerged from the Left and brought left-wing values of equality to women.
    • From this point of view the change in the vote for the radical Left is extremely significant.
    • That experience in Scotland has directly led to the rebuilding of the Left in England.
    • Serge clearly still saw himself as an active member of the anti-Stalinist Left.
    • In the broader picture, does this contention imply that America needs a credible party of the Left?
    • Critics of America are not, in any case, drawn exclusively from the pacifist Left.
    • The Left has much in common with the radicals in the Green movement and wants to work with them.
    • It is against this background that a recomposition and realignment of the Left is taking place.


  • 1

    (ear/side/shoe) izquierdo
    take the next left turn coja la próxima calle (/ el próximo desvío etc. ) a la izquierda Spain
  • 2

    de izquierda
    de izquierdas Spain


  • 1

    (turn/look) a la izquierda
    (look/turn) hacia la izquierda
    left, right! left, right! ¡izquierda, derecha! ¡izquierda, derecha!
    • left and right /left, right and centre
    • he was hitting out left and right repartía golpes a diestra y siniestra
    • she spends money left and right gasta dinero a manos llenas