four-wheel drive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mechanics)
a. la tracción a las cuatro ruedas
(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 it snows where you live, a four-wheel drive is very practical.Si nieva donde vives, la tracción a las cuatro ruedas es muy práctica.
b. la tracción en las cuatro ruedas
(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).
Blanca drives a sedan with four-wheel drive.Blanca conduce un sedán con tracción en las cuatro ruedas.
2. (automobile)
a. el todoterreno
(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).
Even though Isaac only does city driving, he likes to drive a four-wheel drive so he can look macho.A pesar de que Isaac solo maneja en la ciudad, le gusta manejar un todoterreno para parecer varonil.
b. el cuatro por cuatro
(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).
Flora bought a four-wheel drive because she frequently has to drive on dirt roads.Flora compró un cuatro por cuatro porque tiene que manejar por caminos de tierra frecuentemente.
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four-wheel drive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la tracción a las cuatro ruedas
(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).
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four-wheel drive [ˌfɔːwiːlˈdraɪv]
noun
(system) tracción (f) de cuatro por cuatro; tracción (f) a las cuatro ruedas; (car) todoterreno (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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