- (British English/inglés británico) gasolina (f), bencina (f) (Andes) , nafta (feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) (before noun/delante del nombre) petrol pump surtidor (masculine) petrol bomb coctel (masculine) or (Southern Cone, Spain/Cono Sur, España) cóctel (masculine) molotov petrol (filler) cap tapa (feminine) del depósito or tanque de gasolina petrol engine motor (masculine) de gasolina petrol station estación (f) de servicio, gasolinera (f), bomba (f) (Andes, Venezuela) , estación (feminine) de nafta (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) , bencinera (feminine) (Andes) , grifo (masculine) (Peru/Perú) petrol tank depósito (m) or tanque (m) de gasolina petrol tanker (British English/inglés británico) camión (masculine) cisternaMore example sentences
- The price of petrol, diesel and kerosene has gone up four times since February.
- Higher oil prices have added to the cost of petrol, diesel, kerosene and gas as well as transport.
- Tar is soluble in fossil fuels like diesel and petrol and oil spill loosens the road surface and potholes begin to form.
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