tow

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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to transport a vehicle)
a. remolcar
I had to ask my brother to tow my car because my battery died when I was on the highway.Tuve que pedirle a mi hermano que me remolcara el carro porque se agotó la batería cuando estaba en carretera.
b. llevarse a remolque
They towed my car this afternoon because I forgot to fill the tank with gas before leaving this morning.Se llevaron mi auto a remolque porque se me olvidó llenar el tanque de gasolina antes de salir esta mañana.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (act of towing)
a. el remolque
(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).
Unfortunately, I don't have jumper cables. Would you like me to give you a tow to the nearest mechanic?Lamentablemente, no tengo cables de puente. ¿Quieres que te dé remolque hasta el mecánico más cercano?
3. (textile)
a. la estopa
(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).
Since tow is the waste material of spinning yarn, it is used to make burlap sacs instead of fine linens.Como la estopa es el desecho de hilar lana, se usa para hacer bolsas de arpillera en vez de ropa fina.
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tow
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
to give something/somebody a towremolcar algo/a alguien
2. (colloquial)
a.
to have someone in towllevar a alguien detrás
tow truckgrúa f
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. remolcar, llevar a remolque
the vehicle was towed awayla grúa se llevó el vehículo
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tow [təʊ]
noun
1 (Aut) (act) remolque (m); (rope) remolque (m); cable (m) de remolque; (thing towed) vehículo (m) remolcado
to give sb a tow dar remolque or remolcar a algn
on (US) in tow
on tow (Britain) in tow (US) a remolque
to have a car in tow llevar un coche de remolque; to take in tow dar remolque a
2
he arrived with a friend in tow llegó acompañado de un amigo; (unwillingly) llegó con un amigo a rastras or a remolque
transitive verb
1 [+car, caravan, boat] remolcar; [+barge] (on canal) sirgar;
2
to tow sth about llevar algo consigo
modifier
tow bar (n) barra (f) de remolque
tow car (n) (US) grúa (f); coche (m) de remolque
tow line (n) (Náut) (at sea) maroma (f) de remolque; (on canal) sirga (f); (Aut) remolque (m); cable (m) de remolque
tow truck (n) especially (US) camión (m) grúa; grúa (f); coche (m) de remolque
tow [təʊ]
noun
(Textiles) estopa (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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