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    cap backward, backwar cap

    What do you call it in English?

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    I mean when cap is worn backward.

    He wore his cap backward.
    I don't like backward caps.
    Are they natural English?

    Thanks.
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    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: cap backward, backwar cap

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    What do you call it in English?

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    I mean when cap is worn backward.

    He wore his cap backward.
    I don't like backward caps.
    Are they natural English?

    Thanks.
    "He wore his cap backward" is probably the most natural and most common expression.

    I've seen/heard "backward caps", but it's a lot less common. Still acceptable.

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    Re: cap backward, backwar cap

    In BE, I'd say 'back to front' or 'backwards' (AE speakers seem to prefer 'backward').

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    Re: cap backward, backwar cap

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    In BE, I'd say 'back to front' or 'backwards' (AE speakers seem to prefer 'backward').
    This AmE speaker prefers "backwards".

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    Re: cap backward, backwar cap

    What do you call it in English?
    Asinine.

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