In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of car, truck, bus) conductor masculine(of car, truck, bus) conductora feminine(of car, truck, bus) chofer feminine(of car, truck, bus) chófer feminine Spain(of racing car) piloto masculine(of carriage) cochero masculine(of cart) carretero masculine(of train) maquinista feminine Britishcab driver — taxista feminine
- drivers are asked to avoid this area — se ruega a los automovilistas que eviten circular por esta zona
- she's a good driver — maneja bien
- Others will be taxi drivers, students, shopkeepers or their sons.
- Surely, however, the views of the drivers of the 40,000 vehicles, who often are themselves residents of the wider local area, are equally important.
- This is because, car owners are more careful drivers, than heavy vehicle drivers.
- Utility workers, Social Security employees, students and taxi drivers rallied in support of the strikers in San Jose on the same day.
- A campaign to change the law to protect drivers of emergency vehicles from prosecution has been stepped up after a speeding charge against an ambulanceman was dropped.
- Since the introduction of the Australian Road Rules in December 1999 heavy vehicle drivers must wear a seatbelt if it is fitted in their vehicle.
- Recently, drivers of high-accessibility vehicles have been using the cart-tracks and even the meadows as short cuts.
- Many truck drivers also park their vehicles in this area.
- Clearways and other parking restrictions will be in force on roads around the racecourse and police have warned drivers their vehicles will be towed away if parked illegally.
- Why don't you get the opinion of people who use the system, such as bus drivers and taxi drivers, instead of someone down the road?
- But police are concerned that most of those stopped were delivery drivers or drivers of other commercial vehicles.
- Speeding by drivers of heavy vehicles, especially those of private buses, has become a real threat to fellow road users and pedestrians alike.
- People of all ages stood on the footpaths cheering on the vehicles and their drivers as they passed through the towns generously donating into the collection boxes.
- That, in the view of this paper and thousands of frustrated motorists, bus passengers, taxi drivers and truckers, is totally unacceptable.
- Speed cameras do not detect drunk-drivers, careless drivers, uninsured drivers, unlicensed drivers, stolen vehicles or crooks in getaway cars.
- He proposed the council give incentives to taxi drivers to convert their vehicles to liquefied petroleum gas, which is much cleaner.
- If he's a student, a daily driver probably drives a vehicle that used to belong to his parents.
- The arrests came after the police received reports that a gang of youths were allegedly hurling racist abuse at taxi drivers and damaging vehicles.
- Officers acting on tip-offs and targeting suspicious vehicles found 22 drivers to be breaking the law
- A North Yorkshire police spokesman said the driver of the other vehicle and a passing motorist managed to put out the fire before the fire service arrived.
2(in golf club)madera número 1 feminine
- For most golfers, adding loft to their drivers will add an average of at least 10 yards to their drives.
- If you hit 10 golf balls at the driving range with your driver, you'll improve by the eighth swing or so.
- On the range, use your driver or fairway wood and put the ball on a tee.
- I always use the same six clubs, working my way up from the sand wedge to the driver.
- Wooden drivers had a higher centre of gravity, and it was tough to get them airborne off the ground unless you had a swing like Sam Snead's.
- I don't think golfers have enough loft on their drivers, especially amateurs.
- Some golfers are buying high-COR drivers even though the USGA hasn't made a final decision.
- Our panel reviewed drivers, fairway woods, irons, wedges, putters, balls and hybrid clubs.
- Play with golf-themed tokens including a golf cart, a driver, a putter and a bucket of balls!
- I was able to research irons, drivers, putters, you name it.
- This is because today's golf balls are designed to spin less off drivers.
- Some of the greens were so steeply sloped that the ball didn't stop, and you had to get your driver out to putt it back uphill.
- On tight holes, hit a lofted wood off the tee instead of the driver, or even a middle iron.
- I'm always fooling with new drivers, fairway woods and putters, but I don't switch very often.
- On a flat and wide fairway, use your driver, and record the distances of each ball.
- The veteran managed to go to the top of the leaderboard despite using her driver on only eight occasions.
- To flatten out your swing, hit some drivers with the ball teed up on top of a golf pencil.
- It is also working to add various hardware device drivers to the operating system.
- The input manager operates between a device driver and a player application program.
- It means you can put exactly the same bundle of applications, drivers and operating system onto any machine and be certain there won't be problems.
- Every product is provided with the drivers on CD ROM, together with a manual in PDF.
- It will include desktops and laptops, plus printers, scanners, CD-ROM drivers and software when bought in the same transaction as the computer.
4(agent, cause)propulsor masculinepropulsora femininethe drivers of change — los propulsores de cambio
- The main drivers of the surge are hedge funds - secretive, loosely regulated pools of capital deployed to take extra risks to achieve above-average returns.
- But, for McCall, the main driver behind the move is circulation.
- By now you will have probably detected the main dramatic drivers of the story.
- Falling global inflation and strong domestic growth were the main drivers of exceptional investment returns in the 1980s and 1990s.
- The main drivers of change are now transnational corporations rather than national governments.
- Tony Blair promised to be tough on the causes of crime but two of the main drivers of crime are alcohol and drugs.
- Continued loan growth as well as cost savings are set to be the main drivers of banking profits in 2005 and beyond.
- This is convenient but not the main driver behind the change.
- The main driver behind the merger had been the weak demand in the past few years for steel, one of the world's most basic industrial products.
- That's one of the main drivers to get this system extended throughout the whole of Craven.
- There have been three main drivers behind the buy-to-let boom.
- Sentiment towards the housing market, therefore, will be the main driver of the companies share price in the short term.
- Its main driver, though, seems to be the attempt to legislate away the problems of a post-colonial country steeped in racism of all kinds.
- In addition, if the main drivers of UK retail banking slow next year, buying another firm may be the only way for Lloyds to grow.
- There are three main drivers of this debt explosion.
- Business investment was again the main driver, along with net exports and housing.
- But the shares could still be one of the main drivers in the market.
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