fire engine
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fire engine(
fay
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jihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vehicle)
a. el carro de bomberos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There were two fire engines speeding down the road when I came out of the office.Dos carros de bomberos pasaban a toda velocidad por la carretera cuando salí de la oficina.
b. el coche de bomberos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Fire engines tend to be red in most countries.Los coches de bomberos suelen ser rojos en la mayoría de los países.
c. la autobomba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(River Plate)
Fire engines attend emergencies such as traffic accidents as well as dealing with fires.Las autobombas asisten a emergencias como accidentes de tráfico además de ocuparse de incendios.
d. la bomba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Two fire engines arrived at the hospital within minutes.Dos bombas llegaron al hospital en cuestión de minutos.
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