en el coche de San Fernando

USAGE NOTE
This idiom may also be written "en el coche de san Fernando" and may be literally translated as "on San Fernando's car."
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom) (traveling on foot)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. on foot
A esas horas de la noche ya no hay autobuses, así que tuvimos que volver a casa en el coche de San Fernando.At that time of night, there are no more buses, so we had to go home on foot.
b. on shank's mare (idiom)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Hacía un día hermoso, así que dejé mi automóvil en casa y fui en el coche de San Fernando.It was a beautiful day, so I left my automobile at home and went on shank's mare.
c. on Shanks's pony (idiom)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(United Kingdom)
¿Que llegaron hasta aquí en el coche de San Fenando? ¡Caramba!You're telling me you got here on Shanks's pony? Cor blimey!
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Hay que coger el autobús o podemos ir al mercado en el coche de San Fernando?Do we have take a bus or is it okay to hoof it to the market?
La tienda no está lejos, podemos ir en el coche de san Fernando.The store is not far. We can walk there.
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