guzzle petrol

guzzle petrol(
guh
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zuhl
 
peh
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truhl
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general) (United Kingdom)
a. tragar mucha gasolina
My old car guzzled petrol. The hybrid I've got now hardly uses any.Mi viejo coche tragaba mucha gasolina. El híbrido que tengo ahora no consume casi nada.
b. tragar mucha nafta (River Plate)
I don't want a car that guzzles petrol. It's not good for the environment, nor is it economical.No quiero un carro que trague mucha nafta. Eso no es bueno para el medioambiente, ni es económico.
c. tragar mucha bencina
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
We only use the people carrier when we need it because it guzzles petrol.Solo usamos el monovolumen cuando lo necesitamos porque traga mucha bencina.
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