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gas

Translation of gas in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 2 (España) [familiar] (energía) See examples: la compañía está perdiendo or se está quedando sin gas
    the company is losing its thrust o impetus
    después de tres vueltas me quedé sin gas
    after three laps I ran out of steam
    a medio gas (España) [familiar], todos están trabajando a medio gas
    nobody's giving 100%
Example sentences
  • Diciembre es un mes que se trabaja a medio gas.
  • Examine el sistema de recirculación de gases de escape.
  • Aumento de la concentración de C02 generando gases de invernadero.

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