flat tire
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “flat tyre.”
flat tire(
flaht
 
tay
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uhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (automobile)
a. la llanta pinchada
(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).
If you have a flat tire on the highway, you should pull over and change it as soon as possible.Si tienes una llanta pinchada mientras estás en carretera, debes hacerte a un lado y cambiarla lo antes posible.
b. la rueda desinflada
(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).
I need some air to fill up the flat tire on my bicycle.Necesito un poco de aire para inflar la rueda desinflada de mi bicicleta.
c. el neumático desinflado
(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).
I drove over a nail on the street this morning, and now I have a flat tire.Pasé por encima de un clavo con el auto en la calle esta mañana, y ahora tengo un neumático desinflado
d. el pinchazo
(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).
We were stuck two miles from the venue with a flat tire.Nos quedamos tirados a dos millas del lugar por un pinchazo.
e. la llanta ponchada
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
We can't change your flat tire because you don't have a spare.No podemos cambiar su llanta ponchada porque no tiene una rueda de recambio.
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