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2 Translation results for backfire in Spanish

verb | noun

backfire verb

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backfired, has backfired, is backfiring, backfires
petardear (dícese de un automóvil); fallar, salir el tiro por la culata

Example sentences of
backfire verb

  • my plan to throw her a surprise party backfired when she ended up sobbing that everyone had forgotten her birthday

Synonyms of
backfire verb

backfire noun

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petardeo, explosión

Reverse translation for backfire

petardear  (dícese de un automóvil) - to backfire 
fallar  - to miss (a target), to fail, to go wrong, to rule (in a court of law), to pronounce judgment on 
petardeo  - backfiring 
explosión  - explosion, outburst 
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