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my car broke down
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
a. se me estropeó el coche
Why are you late? - My car broke down.¿Porque llegas tarde? - Se me estropeó el coche.
b. se me descompuso el carro
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
My car broke down on my way to work.Se me descompuso el carro rumbo a la chamba.
c. se me averió el auto
I took the bus today because my car broke down yesterday.Tomé el bus hoy porque se me averió el auto ayer.
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