front to back


of a piece of clothing
: with the front where the back should be : backwards
He accidentally put the sweater on front to back.

Examples of front to back in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Only in this case, the reduction is front to back rather than side to side. James Shreeve, Discover Magazine, 11 Nov. 2019 All our Sundance creatures fit snugly into a guild box as defined by these axes: axis 1 (left to right), how far from shore the animals hunted; axis 2 (bottom to top), swimming speed; axis 3 (front to back), the size of the average prey. Robert Baker, Discover Magazine, 12 Nov. 2019 The Dark Base Pro 901's bottom filter reaches front to back, covering both the power supply's air inlet and a 140mm hidden fan mount. PCMAG, 4 Sep. 2023 Bake sausage rolls: Bake in preheated oven, 1 baking sheet at a time, until sausage is cooked and pastry is golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes, rotating baking sheet from front to back halfway through baking time. Laura Kanya, Southern Living, 3 Oct. 2023 Script coordinators, sometimes considered a step up from writer’s assistants, are tasked with knowing a TV show’s script from front to back, proofreading it, flagging changes and sending it out to the cast and crew. Jennifer Swann, Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 2023 Start with one to two minutes, going side to side, front to back, and in circles, to improve your balance and ankle strength. Hayden Carpenter, Outside Online, 17 June 2019 The flow of air in a plane cabin goes from top to bottom, not from front to back or vice versa. Stefanie Waldek, Travel + Leisure, 6 Sep. 2023 Bake for 20 minutes; rotate pan from front to back, and continue baking until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 15 to 20 minutes more. Sam Burros, Peoplemag, 31 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Front to back.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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