English to Afrikaans Meaning :: aback

Aback :
uit die veld geslaan
- uit die veld geslaan
 

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Adverb(1) having the wind against the forward side of the sails(2) by surprise

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(1) Now he could look right through the tiny window over the roof, on to the tree-tops aback of the house.(2) Peter holds the jib aback until our bow swings across the wind(3) The two started down the dusty road and John was quick to follow, but his father's words pulled him aback .(4) Peter holds the jib aback until our bow swings across the wind.(5) the little strip of pasture aback of the house(6) When a sloop is hove to she is stopped in the water by her foresail being sheeted aback , on the windward side.(7) The wind came now from this side, now from that, determined to catch the sails aback .(8) Once the boat has tacked the jib will be aback .
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(1) taken aback ::
uit die veld geslaan
Synonyms
M
1. behind ::
agter
2. back ::
terug
3. after ::
na
4. backward ::
agteruit
5. abaft ::
abaft
6. aback ::
uit die veld geslaan
7. in reverse ::
in omgekeerde
8. rearward ::
agterhoede
Different Forms
aback
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