Expressions For Driving
How to talk while driving? Do you know? Usually while we are driving in a car, we are met with circumstances where we need to tell the driver what next to do. Or sometimes while listening to some story about car or a car accident we hears terminologies, we won’t here otherwise. But what are they? Get a look at some of the driving verbs, you ought to know, before you jump onto a car.
1.Brake/ hit the brakes-: Brakes are what stops the car. And then why brake “s”, because there are two in a car. Hit the brakes, means to stop the car.
2.Run a red light-: Red light means to stop. So, if you don’t stop for the red light it means you run the red light.
3.Cut someone off-: off is the preposition. When you drive into someone very fast and you don’t give them room to go her e and there, it means you cut them off. This could also be used while making conversations. So, if you are talking to someone and you interrupt someone. It means you cut them off.
4.Tailgate-: Tailgate means when you drive too close to someone else. For example, if your car is moving very close to someone else car, it means you are tailgating the other one.
5.Pull over-: If you are pulled over, you pull the car to the side of the road and stop the car. So when do you pull over? You usually do it when police gets hold of you or you hear a ambulance coming or may be when you get an emergency phone call.
6.Pull out of-: It means you are going forward or backward of a small space. It is used in terms of parking or drive way.
7.Accelerate-: It means you start going faster than already.
8.Speed (up)-: it is similar to accelerate. It means you are already going fast and then you increase your speed more.
9.Make a u turn-: It means you change the direction of your car. You turn your car in a ‘u’ direction.
10.Park-:When we are talking about park, it means you stop the car and you turn it off and get out of the car. Unlike in pull over when you just stop and then start moving after some time.
So, go on, drive the car, know the expressions, use them and express well.