carro


carro
m.
1 cart.
aguantar carros y carretas (figurative) to put up with a lot
¡para el carro! hang on a minute! (espera)
subirse al carro de la tecnología to sign up for the new technology
carro de combate (military) tank
2 trolley(shopping cart).
carro de la compra (de bebé) shopping trolley
3 carriage.
4 car (automobile). (Latin American Spanish salvo River Plate)
5 car (of train). (Mexican Spanish)
carro comedor dining car
carro dormitorio sleeper
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carro
nombre masculino
1 (vehículo) cart
2 (de supermercado, aeropuerto) trolley, US cart
3 MILITAR tank
4 (carga de un carro) cartload
5 (de máquina de escribir) carriage
6 familiar (coche) car
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FRASEOLOGÍA
apearse del carro familiar to give up, quit
¡para el carro! familiar hold your horses!, hold on!
carros y carretas familiar (ofensas) insults, abuse 2 (molestias) setbacks, hitches, trouble, problems
tuvo que aguantar carros y carretas he had to put up with a lot of abuse
carro blindado armoured (US armored) car
carro de combate tank
carro de la compra shopping trolley, US shopping cart
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noun m.
1) car
2) cart
3) wagon
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SM
1) (=carreta) cart, waggon, wagon
- apearse o bajarse del carro
- pararle el carro a algn

carro alegórico — float

carro aljibe — water cart

carro de golf — golf buggy

carro de guerra — ( Hist) chariot

carro de la compra — shopping trolley, shopping cart (EEUU)

2) (Mil) tank

carro blindado — armoured car, armored car (EEUU), armour-plated car, armor-plated car (EEUU)

carro de asalto, carro de combate — tank

3) LAm (=coche) car; (=taxi) cab, taxi; (=vagón) carriage, car ( esp EEUU); (=autobús) bus, coach

carro comedor — Méx dining car, restaurant car

carro correo — mail van

carro cuba — tank truck

carro de mudanzas — removal van, moving van (EEUU)

carro dormitorio — Méx sleeping car

carro fúnebre — hearse

carros chocones Méx

carros locos — Col bumper cars, dodgems (Brit)

carro tranvía, carro urbano — tramcar, streetcar (EEUU)

4) [de máquina de escribir] carriage
5) (=carga) cartload

un carro de problemas — a whole load of problems

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masculino
1)
a) (carreta) cart

un carro de tierra — a cartload of earth

aguantar carros y carretas — to put up with anything

para el carro! — (fam) cool it! (colloq), hold your horses! (colloq)

subirse al carro — to jump on the bandwagon

b) (AmL exc CS) (Auto) car, automobile (AmE)
c) (Chi, Méx) (vagón) coach, carriage (BrE)
d) (Hist) (romano) chariot
2) (de máquina de escribir) carriage
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= trolly, carriage, cart, chariot, waggon [wagon, -USA].
Ex. Although microcomputers are relatively robust, they do not take kindly to frequent moves from one location to another, particularly on wheeled trollies.
Ex. The two formes of the sheet were imposed on the bed of the reciprocating carriage where they were inked by two sets of rollers, one at each end of the frame.
Ex. The replacement of the horse and cart by the motor truck has improved the transport system.
Ex. Built for King Frederick William II. in 1788-91 with the Quadriga on top, a four-horse chariot driven by the goddess of Victory, holding the symbols of victory.
Ex. In San Francisco horse-drawn wagons preceded the cable cars.
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* carro con ruedas = wheeled trolly.
* carro de la compra = shopping cart, shopping trolley.
* carro de los platos sucios = dirty-dish cart.
* engancharse al carro = jump on + the bandwagon, ride + the hype, catch + the fever.
* retorno de carro = carriage return.
* tirar del carro = pull + Posesivo + (own) weight, pull together, lend + a (helping) hand, put + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, set + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, muck in, pitch in.
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masculino
1)
a) (carreta) cart

un carro de tierra — a cartload of earth

aguantar carros y carretas — to put up with anything

para el carro! — (fam) cool it! (colloq), hold your horses! (colloq)

subirse al carro — to jump on the bandwagon

b) (AmL exc CS) (Auto) car, automobile (AmE)
c) (Chi, Méx) (vagón) coach, carriage (BrE)
d) (Hist) (romano) chariot
2) (de máquina de escribir) carriage
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= trolly, carriage, cart, chariot, waggon [wagon, -USA].

Ex: Although microcomputers are relatively robust, they do not take kindly to frequent moves from one location to another, particularly on wheeled trollies.

Ex: The two formes of the sheet were imposed on the bed of the reciprocating carriage where they were inked by two sets of rollers, one at each end of the frame.
Ex: The replacement of the horse and cart by the motor truck has improved the transport system.
Ex: Built for King Frederick William II. in 1788-91 with the Quadriga on top, a four-horse chariot driven by the goddess of Victory, holding the symbols of victory.
Ex: In San Francisco horse-drawn wagons preceded the cable cars.
* carro con ruedas = wheeled trolly.
* carro de la compra = shopping cart, shopping trolley.
* carro de los platos sucios = dirty-dish cart.
* engancharse al carro = jump on + the bandwagon, ride + the hype, catch + the fever.
* retorno de carro = carriage return.
* tirar del carro = pull + Posesivo + (own) weight, pull together, lend + a (helping) hand, put + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, set + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, muck in, pitch in.

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carro
masculine
A
1 (carreta) cart
un carro de tierra a cartload of earth
aguantar carros y carretas to put up with anything
echarle el carro a algn (Ven fam) (culpar) to put the blame on sb; (jugar una mala pasada) to do the dirty on sb (colloq)
¡para el carro! (fam); cool it! (colloq), hang o hold on! (colloq), hold your horses! (colloq)
pararle el carro a algn: a estos especuladores hay que pararles el carro these speculators must be dealt with o stopped once and for all
se puso insolente y hubo que pararle el carro he started being rude and I/they had to put him in his place
subirse al carro to jump on the bandwagon
2 (AmL exc CS) (Auto) car, automobile (AmE)
3 (Chi, Méx) (vagón) coach, carriage (BrE)
4 (Chi) (tranvía) streetcar (AmE), tram (BrE)
Compuestos:
carro acompañante
(Col) team car
carro alegórico
(CS, Méx) float
carro bomba
(Col) car bomb
carro chocador
(Méx) carro chocón
carro chocón
(Méx, Per, Ven) bumper car, Dodgem car® (BrE)
carro comedor
(Méx) dining car, restaurant car (BrE)
carro de bomberos
(Andes, Méx) fire truck (AmE), fire engine (BrE)
carro de combate
tank
carro dormitorio
(Méx) sleeping car, sleeper
carro fuerte
dray
carro lanzaagua
(Chi) water cannon
carro libre
(Ven) cab, taxi
carro loco
(Andes) bumper car, Dodgem® car (BrE)
carro neptuno
(RPl) water cannon
carro pirata
(Ven) unlicensed cab
carro por puesto
(Ven) minibus or car used for public transport
carro sport
(AmL exc CS) sports car
B (de una máquina de escribir) carriage
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carro sustantivo masculino
1
a) (carreta) cart;

un carro de tierra a cartload of earth;

carro de combate tank
b) (AmL exc CS) (Auto) car, automobile (AmE);

carro bomba (Col) car bomb;

carro loco (Andes) bumper car;
carro sport (AmL exc CS) sports car;
carro de bomberos (Andes, Méx) fire engine
c) (Chi, Méx) (vagón) coach, carriage (BrE);

carro comedor/dormitorio (Méx) dining/sleeping car

d) (Hist) (romano) chariot

2 (de máquina de escribir) carriage
carro sustantivo masculino
1 (carreta) cart
2 (de máquina de escribir) carriage
3 (de supermercado, aeropuerto) trolley, US cart
4 Mil carro de combate, tank
5 LAm car
♦ Locuciones: familiar ¡para el carro!, hold your horses!
'carro' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
tanque
- acondicionar
- aparejar
- baúl
- contravía
- dañar
- jalonazo
- raid
- sincronizar
English:
armored car
- armoured car
- automobile
- bandwagon
- car
- carousel
- cart
- chariot
- climb
- hold
- rattle
- shaft
- trolley
- waggon
- wagon
- band
- bumper car
- fire
- float
- onto
- smoking
- sports
- tank
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carro nm
1. [vehículo] cart;
[en batallas] chariot;
un carro de trigo a cartload of wheat;
Fig
apuntarse o [m5]subirse al carro de la tecnología to sign up for the new technology;
Comp
aguantar carros y carretas to put up with a lot;
Comp
¡para el carro! [espera un momento] hang on a minute!;
Comp
Fam
parar el carro a alguien to get sb to cool it;
mi madre me está encima para que me case con ella – tienes que pararle el carro my mother is on at me to marry her – you'll have to get her to back off there;
Comp
poner el carro delante del caballo o [m5]de las mulas to put the cart before the horse;
Comp
tirar del carro to do all the donkey work
Comp
Andes, CSur, Méx carro alegórico carnival float; Chile carro de arrastre trailer;
carro blindado armoured vehicle;
Col carro bomba car bomb; Andes, CSur, Méx carro de bomberos Br fire engine, US fire truck; Méx carro de carga goods wagon o van;
carro de combate tank;
Am salvo RP carro sport sports car
2. [carrito] trolley, US cart;
[de bebé] Br pram, US baby carriage
Comp
carro de la compra shopping Br trolley o US cart [two-wheeled]
3. [de máquina de escribir] carriage
4. [para diapositivas] magazine
5. Am salvo RP [automóvil] car
Comp
Col carros locos bumper cars, Br Dodgems®
6. Méx [vagón] car
Comp
carro comedor dining car;
carro dormitorio sleeper
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carro
m
1 cart;
subirse al carro fig jump on the bandwagon;
¡para el carro! fam hold your horses! fam ;
poner el carro delante de los bueyes fig put the cart before the horse;
untar el carro a alguien fam grease s.o.’s palm fam
2
:
el Carro AST the Charioteer
3 L.Am. (coche) car
4 L.Am. (taxi) taxi, cab
5 Méx
FERR car
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carro nm
1) coche: car
2) : cart
3) Chile, Mex : coach (of a train)
4)
carro alegórico : float (in a parade)
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carro n
1. (vehículo) cart
2. (de supermercado, aeropuerto) trolley

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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