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drive
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drive(
drayf
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (sports)
a. drive
El tenista tiene un drive y un saque muy poderosos, pero su revés deja mucho que desear.The tennis player has a very powerful drive and service, but his backhand leaves a lot to be desired.
b. forehand
Pasé toda la mañana en el campo de golf practicando mi drive.I spent all morning on the golf course practicing my forehand.
2. (automobile transmision)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. drive
El camión hacía un ruido muy extraño, y resultó que había un problema con el drive.The truck made a strange noise, and it turned out there was a problem with the drive.
3. (lever used to change gear)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. gearshift
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El carro tiene un drive muy suave.The car has a very smooth gearshift.
b. gear lever (United Kingdom)
¿Cómo se pone este drive en marcha atrás?How do you get this gear lever to move into reverse?
c. shift lever
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Para meter la segunda, empuja el drive hacia la izquierda y luego hacia abajo.To put it into second, push the shift lever to the left and then down.
d. gearstick (United Kingdom)
Recuerda que, siempre que vayas a usar el drive, tienes que pisar antes el embrague.Don't forget that, whenever you're going to use the gearstick, you must engage the clutch first.
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drive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (computers)
a. drive
2. (en tenis, golf)
a. forehand
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drive
(Golf) (Tenis) drive
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