A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (driving evaluation of vehicle)
a. la prueba de manejo
(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).
The car handled great when I took it out for a test-drive.El carro tenía una conducción excelente cuando lo saqué para una prueba de manejo.
b. probar (verb)
I read such great reviews about this car that there is no need for a test-drive. I'll buy it now.He leído tan buenas críticas sobre este auto que no necesito probarlo, lo compraré ahora.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to drive in order to evaluate)
a. probar en carretera
I asked the salesperson if I could test-drive the sports car.Le pregunté al vendedor si podría probar el carro deportivo en carretera.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (aut)
a. probar en carretera
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test-drive [ˈtestˌdraɪv] test-drove (past)test-driven (participle:past)
transitive verb
[+car] [+prospective buyer] probar en carretera; [+mechanic, technician] hacer la prueba de rodaje a;
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