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purr

Pronunciation: /pɜːr; pɜː(r)/

Translation of purr in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • ronronear her Bentley purred up the drive su Bentley entró con apenas un susurro del motor
    Example sentences
    • The car zoomed up behind Jack's BMW, its engine purring and the bright sun reflecting off its red chassis.
    • He started the car, and drove off, into the horizon, his car engine purring like a happy kitten.
    • Gwen pulled to a stop in front of the Browning mansion, the Benz's engine purring softly under the shiny silver hood.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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