n. [c] 小汽车 (美语中也用 automobile)
he goes to school by car.
n. 车厢 (美语中也用carriage)
cafe cars are operated on trains by the railways. (列车上有吸烟休息室的餐车由铁道部门经营。)
i go to work by street car every day. (有轨电车)
轮胎--- tire(british english: tyre)
方向灯--- turn signal
方向盘--- steering wheel
后视镜--- rearview mirror
发动机；引擎 --- engine
离合器 --- clutch
仪表盘 --- dash board
跑车--- coupe（2 door sporty car）
轿车--- sedan（4 door family car）
吉普类车---suv (sport vehicle)
防死刹车系统--- abs (anti-lock brake system)
车牌--- license plate
常见搭配 useful phrases
晕车 --- car sickness
缆车 --- a cable car
车祸 --- car accident (短时间的)
停车场 --- car park
车费 --- car fare
习语与俗语 idioms & slangs
car pool(ing) --- 为了节省parking space, 几人共同使用一辆车
car jack --- 在车中强行抢车
生活用语 street talks
a: can i borrow your car tonight?
b: just make sure you don't wreck it.
a: nancy, you want to go to a movie now?
b: sorry, i can't leave now. i'm car pooling today
句型 do you have a car in the of twelve hundred glenview road? 《毕业生》
did the dry cleaners have your car? 《情归巴黎》
i was just her hand, to help her out of a car. 《西雅图夜未眠》
the car is down this way. 《西雅图夜未眠》
please do not leave your car unattended. 《毕业生》
对话 mr. carlson: is that the new car out there? the little red wop job?
mr. braddock: that's ben's present. 《毕业生》
mrs. robinson: we'd go to his car.
ben: oh no. in the car you did it?
mrs. robinson: i don't think we were the first.
ben: what kind of car was it?
mrs. robinson: what?
ben: do you remember the make of the car?
mrs. robinson: oh my god.
ben: really. i want to know.
mrs. robinson: it was a ford, benjamin. 《毕业生》.
i don't even like old cars ... i'd rather have a goddam horse. a horse is at least human, for god's sake.
j. d. salinger (b. 1919), u.s. author. holden caulfield, in the catcher in the rye, ch. 17 (1951).
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