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detrás in English:

1. behind behind


behind the door
She called him back to give him something he had left behind.
I'll do whatever I have to do to put Tom behind bars.
She left her bag behind on the rack when she got off the train.
When you hear hoofbeats behind you, don't expect to see a zebra.
This is like fighting someone with one arm tied behind your back.
I ran after him with a pile of papers that he'd left behind.
I passed behind him without being noticed.
He was way behind on his rent. As a result, he was evicted from his apartment.
Where’s the house? The house’s behind them.
After I shut the door, I remembered I had left my key behind.
Televisions with vacuum tubes are regarded as being behind the times.
I suppose that behind each thing we have to do, there's something we want to do...
Read the newspaper every day, or you will fall behind the times.
He went out for a walk, with his dog following behind.

English word "detrás"(behind) occurs in sets:

The Invisible Man (Queen) - Traducida
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Fichas del libro - "Infinite Intruder" (Alan Edwar...
Fichas del libro - "Harper's Round Table, June 11,...
Time (Pink Floyd) - Traducida

2. aback


I was completely taken aback by her reasoning.
I was quite taken aback at their bad manners.
I was taken aback by his rudeness.
1. By surprise: He was taken aback by her caustic remarks. 2. Nautical In such a way that the wind pushes against the forward side of a sail or sails. 3. Archaic Back; backward.
I was somewhat taken aback by her honesty.
They sailed aback.
We were taken aback by the news
When I first met him, I was taken aback by his unexpected question.
I was taken aback at the shadow.
When I had just arrived in Switzerland, I was completely taken aback by the prices.
Walter was taken aback by John's cruel insult.
I was taken aback by the news.
I was taken aback by a thunderclap.

English word "detrás"(aback) occurs in sets:

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Fichas del libro - "The New Sunday Liquor Law Vind...
Fichas del libro - "'Wanted, A Young Lady' A Farce...
Fichas del libro - "Caesar's Wife A comedy in thre...

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