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llave inglesa

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llave inglesa(
yah
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beh
 
eeng
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gleh
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sah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (tool)
a. monkey wrench
¿Has visto la llave inglesa? No está en la caja de herramientas.Have you seen the monkey wrench? It's not in the tool box.
b. spanner
Ajusté los tornillos de la rueda con la llave inglesa.I tightened the screws of the tire with a spanner.
c. crescent wrench
Compré un martillo y una llave inglesa.I bought a hammer and a crescent wrench.
d. adjustable wrench
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Será más fácil aflojar las tuercas si usas una llave inglesa.It will be easier to loosen the nuts if you use an adjustable wrench.
e. adjustable spanner (United Kingdom)
Tengo llaves inglesas de diferentes tamaños.I have adjustable spanners of different sizes.
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