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carro
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carro(
kah
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rroh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (automobile)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. car
Mi papá me deja usar el carro los fines de semana.My dad lets me use the car on the weekends.
2. (at the supermarket)
a. cart
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
A veces me toca un carro con una llanta chueca en el supermercado.Sometimes I get a cart with a crooked wheel at the supermarket.
b. trolley (United Kingdom)
Necesito el carro grande hoy que tengo mucha compra que hacer.I need the large trolley today as I've got a lot of shopping to do.
3. (wagon)
a. cart
Todavía se usan los carros de caballos en algunas ciudades grandes de México.Horse carts are still in use in some large Mexican cities.
4. (train compartment)
a. car
¿Cuántos carros tiene este tren?How many cars does this train have?
b. coach
Viajamos en carros de primera con nuestro pase Eurorail.We traveled in first class coaches with our Eurorail pass.
c. carriage (United Kingdom)
Se debería ofrecer Wi-Fi gratis en todos los carros.Free Wi-Fi should be available on all carriages.
5. (military)
a. tank
El carro derrumbó la fortificación, abriendo camino para los soldados.The tank knocked down the fortification, clearing the path for the soldiers.
6. (of a typewriter)
a. carriage
El carro de tu máquina necesita que lo engrasen.Your typewriter carriage needs to be oiled.
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(a lot)
a. cartload
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Jeremiah tiene un carro de deudas porque tiene seis tarjetas de crédito.Jeremiah has a cartload of debts because he has six credit cards.
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carro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vehículo)
a. cart
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
aguantar carros y carretasto put up with a lot
¡para el carro!hang on a minute!
subirse al carro de la tecnologíato sign up for the new technology
3. (military)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
carro de combatetank
4. (carrito)
a. trolley
b. cart
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
5. (de bebé)
a. pram (United Kingdom)
b. baby carriage
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
carro de la comprashopping trolley
6. (de máquina de escribir)
a. carriage
7. (automóvil)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. car
8. (de tren)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. car
carro comedordining car
carro dormitoriosleeper
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carro
1 (carreta) cart; waggon; wagon
aguantar carros y carretas to put up with anything
apearse o bajarse del carro to leave off; give it a rest (familiar)
¡para el carro! hold your horses!
pararle el carro a algn to tell sb to stop
si no puedes seguir su conversación no tienes más que pararles el carro diciéndoles que no entienes
poner el carro delante de las mulas o los bueyes to put the cart before the horse
subirse al carro to climb o jump on the bandwagon
le considerar un loco porque es incapaz de subirse al carro del oprtunismo
tirar del carro to do all the donkey work
untar el carro a algn to grease sb's palm
carro alegórico float
carro aljibe water cart
carro de golf golf buggy
carro de guerra (Hist) chariot
carro de la compra shopping trolley; shopping cart; (EEUU)
2 (Mil) tank
carro blindado armoured car; armored car; (EEUU) armour-plated car; armor-plated car; (EEUU)
carro de asalto carro de combate tank
3 (Latinoamérica) (coche) car; (taxi) cab; taxi; (vagón) carriage; car; especialmente (EEUU) (autobús) bus; coach
carro comedor (México) dining car; restaurant car
carro correo mail van
carro cuba tank truck
carro de mudanzas removal van; moving van; (EEUU)
carro dormitorio (México) sleeping car
carro fúnebre hearse
carro tranvía carro urbano tramcar; streetcar; (EEUU)
4 [de máquina de escribir] carriage
5 (carga) cartload
un carro de problemas a whole load of problems
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