Floating slide

isabel...

Senior Member
Spanish
Hi. Can you help me to understand or paraphrase this part in bold please?

Do not use the worn tyre, because this kind of tyre is easy to slide or floating slide.

Thanks.
 
  • Egmont

    Senior Member
    English - U.S.
    What is the source of this very strange sentence? It is not good English, in several ways, and was certainly not written by a native speaker. We can only guess at what it writer was thinking of.

    It may mean that a worn tyre (tire, in AE) will hydroplane easily - that is, it will lose traction on a roadway that is covered by water.

    Or it may not.
     

    sdgraham

    Senior Member
    USA English
    Based upon the OP's previous questions here and in the Spanish forum, she's struggling with the Chinglish manual for a Chinese automobile.
     
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