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backwards

US [ˈbækwərdz]
UK [ˈbækwə(r)dz]
  • adv.向后;倒着;朝反方向;每况愈下地
  • Web倒播;倒放;向后地
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adv.
1.
向后towards a place or position that is behind
I lost my balance and fell backwards.
我没有站稳,仰面摔倒。
He took a step backwards.
他退后一步。
2.
朝反方向;倒着in the opposite direction to the usual one
‘Ambulance’ is written backwards so you can read it in the mirror.
ambulance 是倒着写的,以便在镜中认读。
In the movie they take a journey backwards through time.
影片中的人作逆时光旅行。
3.
每况愈下地towards a worse state
I felt that going to live with my parents would be a step backwards.
我觉得回去和我父母一同生活会更糟。
4.
(衣服)前后颠倒(或前后穿反)if you put on a piece of clothingbackwards , you make a mistake and put the back where the front should be

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