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gas

Translation of gas in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 2 (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] (energía) la compañía está perdiendo or se está quedando sin gas the company is losing its thrust o/or impetus después de tres vueltas me quedé sin gas after three laps I ran out of steam a medio gas (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial], todos están trabajando a medio gas nobody's giving 100%

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