drink-driving


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drink-driving

n
a. driving a car after drinking alcohol
b. (as modifier): drink-driving offences.
Translations

drink-driving

[ˈdrɪŋkˈdraɪvɪŋ]
A. Nel conducir en estado de embriaguez, el manejar en estado de embriaguez (LAm)
he was arrested for drink-drivinglo arrestaron por conducir en estado de embriaguez (frm), lo arrestaron por conducir borracho
there are strict laws on drink-drivinghay leyes muy estrictas en lo que respecta a conducir en estado de embriaguez
B. CPD drink-driving campaign Ncampaña f contra el alcohol en carretera
drink-driving offence Ndelito m de conducir en estado de embriaguez
drink-driving offences must be severely dealt withconducir en estado de embriaguez debe ser severamente castigado
he was guilty of several drink-driving offencesle habían detenido varias veces por conducir en estado de embriaguez

drink-driving

[ˈdrɪŋkˈdraɪvɪŋ] nguida in stato di ebbrezza

drink-driving

القَيَادَةُ تـَحْتَ تَأْثِيرُ الكُحُول řízení pod vlivem alkoholu spirituskørsel Trunkenheit am Steuer οδήγηση υπό την επήρεια αλκοόλ conducir bajo la influencia del alcohol rattijuopumus conduite en état d’ébriété voziti pod utjecajem alkohola guida in stato di ebbrezza 飲酒運転 음주운전 rijden onder invloed fyllekjøring jazda po pijanemu ato de dirigir bêbado, condução sob o efeito do álcool вождение в нетрезвом виде rattfylleri การดื่มแอลกอฮอล์แล้วขับรถ içkili araba kullanma việc lái xe khi say rượu 酒后驾车
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