Translation of chauffeur in Spanish:

chauffeur

chofer, n.

Pronunciation /ˈʃəʊfə//ʃəʊˈfəː//ʃoʊˈfər//ˈʃoʊfər/

noun

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    chofer feminine
    chófer masculine Spain
    a chauffeur-driven limousine una limusina con chofer
    • Our chauffeurs drove us to the royal compound at the appointed hour, and we were shown to a room in one of the buildings on the property.
    • Chan plays a cab driver who is hired as a chauffeur to the head of a secret government spy unit.
    • He arranged to be taken by chauffeur driven limousine and the chauffeur was required to remain for the duration of the visit.
    • Why didn't you stay home today and take a swim in the pool or have a chauffeur drive you elsewhere?
    • The defendant employed a chauffeur, and on one occasion when he was attempting to start the car it caught fire.
    • The chauffeur, who drives 80,000 miles a year, managed to pull on to the hard shoulder and saw, in his rear view mirror, the teenagers scrambling up the bank.
    • At Chelsea there was a chauffeur to drive the directors around because of problems with parking.
    • Most were employed by the Indonesian Embassy in Bangkok as chauffeurs and gardeners.
    • When we got to the end of the drive, the chauffeur got out and opened the door for us.
    • From there he became a chauffeur for a private estate, until his employer suffered a slump in fortune.
    • I'm in the back, he's in the front and the chauffeur's driving.
    • It gave him his luxury apartment in Berlin, his chauffeur, bodyguard and private barber.
    • In golf a superstar is supposed to win major championships and be recognised even by people who don't know the difference between a driver and a chauffeur.
    • He works as a chauffeur, driving wealthy vacationers all over Europe.
    • Julia watches as her chauffeur drives Morgan out of the estate and the limousine speeds away into the distance.
    • We had two maids and a chauffeur who used to drive us to Jaffa and Haifa for picnics on the weekend.
    • A chauffeur was wanted to drive an art expert around galleries in Europe.
    • After the evening performance the night before, a chauffeur drove her from Bath to a suite at an airport hotel.
    • When the town was completely out of sight, the chauffeur drove down a road which within only a few miles lost its metalled base and crumbled into rough cobbles.
    • He was being driven by a chauffeur when the vehicle was stopped by traffic officers in Hertfordshire travelling at 97 mph.

transitive verb

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    (person) hacer de chofer para
    (person) hacer de chófer para Spain
    she's always chauffeuring her children around siempre está haciendo de chófer para sus hijos Spain
    • On Thursday, you and I learn that we can't drive to school anymore, but we have to be chauffeured by the Secret Service.
    • The men and women who chauffeured the athletes and dignitaries around the city would stop and talk to other drivers in the road and people on the streets.
    • I'd just got back from a very damp and dismal trip to Taunton station, chauffeuring Graham to catch the train back to London, and I was feeling a little down.
    • After his hospital visit, Mr Brown was chauffeured to open the Feltham Skills Centre, which opened its doors in September and already serves 300 students.
    • Since he is shorter and has a tendency to slump over anyway, I sometimes wonder if people think I'm his mother chauffeuring him around instead of his date.
    • For the next few months until I was able to drive again, my husband chauffeured me everywhere to talk about my new book.
    • We couldn't believe how many kids were being chauffeured to school by their parents.
    • For nearly two decades, cheerful Norman Mouland chauffeured a host of Salisbury mayors to some of the city's most glittering events.
    • Owners Vivenne and Colin have chauffeured the canine connoisseurs to eight cottages in Pembrokeshire.
    • He tells parents who spend hours chauffeuring teenagers to drive slowly and to take the scenic route when time permits.
    • Whatever a hackney carriage may be classed as, it is still a car that carries a limited number of passengers who are paying for the privilege of being chauffeured from door to door.
    • He chauffeured her to her 9 a.m. appointment at Avalon Spa.
    • They were chauffeured away immediately afterwards.
    • In the run-up to his trial he had been reduced to doing gardening work and chauffeuring friends to make ends meet.
    • ‘Statistics show that children who walk, cycle or catch the bus to school arrive fresher and more alert than those who are chauffeured to the classroom,’ she said.
    • Social scientists claim to have overturned the popular notion that modern children never walk because they are chauffeured everywhere by their parents.
    • ‘Of course, I was looking forward to chauffeuring my father in it,’ he recalls.
    • The federal government offered such ‘symbolic support’ as holding a cabinet meeting at an exclusive Toronto hotel, to and from which they were chauffeured with great haste.
    • I always believe in chauffeuring a lady to her front door.
    • One of his early jobs was chauffeuring Martin Scorsese for the duration of one Edinburgh Film Festival.
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    a chauffeured car un coche con chófer Spain

intransitive verb

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    trabajar de chofer
    hacer de chofer
    trabajar de chófer Spain
    hacer de chófer Spain