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palanca de velocidades
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palanca de velocidades
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (vehicle)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. gearshift
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Parece que la palanca de velocidades está atorada. - Eso no es bueno.It looks like the gearshift is stuck. - That's not good.
b. shifter
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tienes que pisar el embrague antes de mover la palanca de velocidades.You have to step on the clutch before moving the shifter.
c. gear lever (United Kingdom)
Tienes que mover la palanca de velocidades hasta abajo para poner el carro en reversa.You have to move the gear lever straight down in order to be able to move it into reverse.
d. shift
¿Qué pasa? ¿No está funcionando bien la palanca de velocidades?What's wrong? Is the shift not working properly?
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