In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(instrument)alcohómetro masculinealcoholímetro masculinebefore noun breathalyzer test — alcohotest masculine
- Rather like the roadside breathalyser used on drivers, the portable drug test yields results in a matter of minutes.
- Still, the police insisted that the driver take a breathalyser test.
- Police pulled him over and administered a breathalyser test, which he failed.
- The police officer got out a breathalyser and told him he would have to blow into it.
- The only common feature is that the same breathalyser machine was used to obtain breath samples.
- If the bacterium is present, it is changed into a chemical that can be detected with a breathalyser.
2informal(test)prueba del alcohol feminineto pass/fail the breathalyzer — pasar/no pasar la prueba del alcohol
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