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spare tire

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This word may also be spelled “spare tyre.”
spare tire(
spehr
 
tay
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uhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (extra wheel cover)
a. la rueda de repuesto
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Your tire is flat. - I don't have a spare tire.Su rueda está pinchada. - No tengo rueda de repuesto.
b. la llanta de repuesto
(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).
(F)
The spare tire is in the trunk of the car.La llanta de repuesto está en el maletero del coche.
c. el neumático de repuesto
(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).
(M)
Do you have a spare tire in your car?¿Tiene un neumático de repuesto en su coche?
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(fat around the waist)
a. los michelines
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No matter what he does, Mauricio can't get rid of that spare tire.No importa lo que haga, Mauricio no puede eliminar sus michelines.
b. la llanta
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
If you keep sneaking cookies, you'll end up with a spare tire around your belly again.Si sigues comiendo galletas, vas a terminar con una llanta de nuevo en tu barriga.
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