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clapped-out

Translation of clapped-out in Spanish:

adjective predicative clapped out

  • (British) [colloquial]
    (machine)
    destartalado [colloquial]
    a clapped-out car
    un cacharro [colloquial]
    una tartana (Spain) [colloquial]
    una carcacha (Chile) (Mexico) [colloquial]
    to be/feel clapped out
    estar reventado or hecho polvo [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • These same emissions zones will also catch clapped-out old bangers and poorly-maintained lorries and vans.
    • A group of Bradford friends are planning an ambitious 3,222 mile charity crusade around the UK - in a set of four clapped-out old Ford Fiestas.
    • Wednesday night's executive committee decided that the current civic vehicle, a 1988 Vauxhall Carlton, was old and clapped-out.
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