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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “tyre.”
tire(
tay
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (wheel)
a. 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).
You should replace your tires every 30,000 miles.Se debe cambiar las llantas cada 30,000 millas.
b. el neumático
(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).
The truck's tires are very large.Los neumáticos del camión son muy grandes.
c. la goma
(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).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
The tires should be rotated when the oil is changed.Las gomas se deben rotar cuando se cambia el aceite.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to fatigue)
a. cansar
Being in class all day tires me.Estar en clases todo el día me cansa.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to become fatigued)
a. cansarse
Do you tire easily after running a mile?¿Te cansas fácilmente después de correr una milla?
4. (to become bored)
a. aburrirse
I tire of spending all day at the beach with nothing to do.Yo me aburro de pasar todo el día en la playa con nada que hacer.
b. cansarse
He tired of listening to his professor ramble on about public policy.Se cansó de escucharle a su profesor divagar sobre la política pública.
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tire
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el neumático
(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).
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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
c. la goma
(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).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
tire marksrodada f
tire pressurepresión de los neumáticos or de las ruedas
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tire [ˈtaɪəʳ]
transitive verb
cansar
if driving tires you, take the train
intransitive verb
cansarse
he tires easily se cansa fácilmente; to tire of sb/sth cansarse or aburrirse de algn/algo
during his lifetime he never tired of the theatre I never tire of hearing that song on the radio he never tired of telling us stories about his exploits during the war
tire [ˈtaɪəʳ]
noun
(US)
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