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03:47 Jan 2, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: idle
Vocabulary for the motor part of a vehicle.

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naSin carga o en vacíoLeonardo Lamarche
namarchar en vacío
Claudia Porta



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marchar en vacío

IDLE: speed of engine with gear disengaged: the speed of a motor vehicle engine that is running but is not in gear, or the way it runs
(Verb):to run gently with the gear disengaged, or to allow an engine to do this
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I´ve also heard it as "marchar desembragado" (in Argentina)

Hope it helps!
Happy New Year :)

Claudia Porta
Local time: 15:44
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 51

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12 hrs
Sin carga o en vacío

Espero sea de ayuda.

Leonardo Lamarche
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PRO pts in pair: 591
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