English version

breakdown truck

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
breakdown truckˈbreakdown ˌtruck (also breakdown lorry) noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 TTCREPAIRa vehicle with special equipment that is used to pull a car that is broken and does not work to a place where it can be repaired syn tow truck American English
Examples from the Corpus
breakdown truckThe officers called a breakdown truck to pull him out.Theft from truck: A gear box was stolen from a breakdown truck in Anchorage Lane, Northallerton.
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