2 = setback, blow, reversal, snafu, swipe, slap.Ex. This article traces the beginning of library automation in Denmark, outlining the plans and setbacks which were experienced.Ex. The Great War of 1914-18 was a heavy blow for the Bulletin, from which it never really recovered, and in the 1920s it gradually sank under its own weight, helped by a forced move from its previous quarters to make room for a trade fair.Ex. Libraries are struggling to hold on and maintain quality in the face of adversity and reversal.Ex. The article is entitled 'Thirty years on -- an age of snafu problems of coordinating libraries'.Ex. In fact it is an exaltation of the Kyoto protocol and a thinly disguised swipe at those countries who have not signed up.Ex. And actually a good slap is said to be statistically more likely to result in a child with agression and conduct problems, you may be interested to hear.----* dar un revés = deal + a blow, give + a blow, strike + a blow, slap.* duro revés = cruel blow.* revés de la fortuna = reversal of fortune.* revés fulminante = crushing blow.* sufrir un revés = take + an unfortunate turn, take + a pounding, take + a beating.
Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.