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floorboard

Pronunciation: /ˈflɔːrbɔːrd; ˈflɔːbɔːd/

Translation of floorboard in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Constr] tabla (feminine) del suelo, duela (feminine) (Mexico/México)
    Example sentences
    • The second double bedroom has polished wooden floorboards, a picture window and built-in wardrobes.
    • The original stained timber floorboards are retained and there is a cast iron fireplace.
    • I crept silently into the living room, wincing when a hardwood floorboard creaked under my weight.
    1.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Cars/Automovilismo] suelo (masculine), piso (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) to have the accelerator down to the floorboards tener* pisado el acelerador a fondo
    Example sentences
    • Quickly he grabbed an old brown paper lunch sack from the back floorboards of his car.
    • I was driving last night, and when I went to brake, I had to practically shove the brake pedal into the floorboard to make the car stop.
    • She gazed at the floorboard of the car confused and light-hearted with Sade's annoying company.

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