In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de vehículo)wheelrueda delantera — front wheel
- rueda trasera — back / rear wheel
- patinar sobre ruedas — to roller-skate
- una mesa con rueditas / ruedecitas — a table with casters
- andar / correr / ir / marchar sobre ruedas — to go / run smoothly
- chupar rueda — (en ciclismo) to tuck in
- (sacar provecho) chupan rueda de nuestro trabajo — they are riding on our coattails / cashing in on our success
- morir en la rueda — to keep one's mouth shut
2(neumático)tire UStyre Britishse me ha pinchado una rueda — I have a flat tire
3(de un mecanismo)wheel
4(corro)ringcirclejugar a la rueda — to play ring-a-ring-a-roses British
- hacer la rueda — to do a courtship dance
- (adular) hacerle la rueda a algn — to butter sb up
5(en gimnasia)cartwheelhacer la rueda — to do / turn a cartwheel
6(rodaja)una rueda de bacalao — a cod steak
- una rueda de piña — a slice of pineapple
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