- 1 (of car, truck, bus) conductor, (masculine, feminine), chofer or (Spain/España) chófer (mf); (of racing car) piloto (mf); (of carriage) cochero (m); (of cart) carretero (m); (of train) (British English/inglés británico) maquinista (masculine and feminine) cab driver taxista (masculine and 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 or (Spain/España) conduce bien
- 2 (in golf club) madera (feminine) número 1More example sentences
- If you hit 10 golf balls at the driving range with your driver, you'll improve by the eighth swing or so.
- I always use the same six clubs, working my way up from the sand wedge to the driver.
- 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.
- 3 [Computing/Informática] driver (masculine)More example sentences
- It will include desktops and laptops, plus printers, scanners, CD-ROM drivers and software when bought in the same transaction as the computer.
- It is also working to add various hardware device drivers to the operating system.
- 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.
- 4 (agent, cause) propulsor, (masculine, feminine) the drivers of change los propulsores de cambioMore example sentences
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- He proposed the council give incentives to taxi drivers to convert their vehicles to liquefied petroleum gas, which is much cleaner.
- The arrests came after the police received reports that a gang of youths were allegedly hurling racist abuse at taxi drivers and damaging vehicles.
- If he's a student, a daily driver probably drives a vehicle that used to belong to his parents.
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- Urged on by the players, the drivers of the mules took some frightening risks.
- The driver whistled to the mules and they slowed to a steady walk.
- He strode boldly up the bank towards the mule driver and tipped his hat.
- Falling global inflation and strong domestic growth were the main drivers of exceptional investment returns in the 1980s and 1990s.
- Business investment was again the main driver, along with net exports and housing.
- Tony Blair promised to be tough on the causes of crime but two of the main drivers of crime are alcohol and drugs.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.