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Flashcards in Volver Deck (20):
1

Vuelta

1. Turn, bend, turn-around
2. Walk, stroll, hike, spin
3. Return,come back, coming back
4. Revival, coming back

2

a la vuelta

around the corner, at the turn
on the return; al regreso
on the back, on the other side

3

a la vuelta de

around; alrededor de
at the turn of: A LA VUELTA de una semana.

4

billete de ida y vuelta

two-way ticket, round-trip ticket

5

cuarto de vuelta

quarter turn

6

dando vueltas

round and round

7

dar dos vueltas a

turn twice
Dar dos vueltas a la perilla, Turn the knob twice

8

dar la vuelta

turn around, turn about
flick over; voltear de arriba a abajo

9

dar la vuelta a

turn, rotate:


Ella le dio la vuelta a la palanca, She turned the lever.


turn around, go around, circuit, compass, walk around,


Ella le dio la vuelta a la esquina, She turned around the corner.

10

estar de vuelta

be back, have returned;
bounce back; mejorarse, recuperarse

11

llamar de vuelta

call back, ring back

12

no hay que darle vueltas

there are no two ways about it, that's all there is to it,

13

no hay vuelta atrás

there is no going back

14

traer de vuelta

carry back, bring back, fetch back

15

Volver

To return
If the meaning is to return to a specified place, the preposition "a" typically is used

 

Pedro volvió a casa de su tía.
Pedro went back to his aunt's home.
¿Cómo vuelvo a mi peso normal?
How can I get back to my normal weight?
Volvieron muy contentos de su aventura.
They came back very happy from their adventure.

16

Volver a + Infinitive

To do something again
Vuelvo a leer el libro.
I read the book again.

17

Volverse

In the reflexive form, volverse can mean "to become"


Me volví vegetariana hace 3 semanas.


I became a vegetarian three weeks ago.

18

Hacer volver

Send back
Juan hizo volver el pedido, John sent back the order.

 

Recall
Juan hizo volver a los soldados

19

mandar volver
ordenar volver

Order back

20

Vuelto

Change
Synonyms: cambio, dinero suelto, monedas, feria, sencillo, morralla, suelto

 

sencillo = small change, change, small coins
one way ticket

 

suelto = loose change, small change, change
short article in newspaper