- Phrase used to reserve a seat when one gets up.
Ed: You can't sit there! Ted: Why not? Ed: I called fire truck.
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fire truck — fire trucks N COUNT A fire truck is a large vehicle which carries fire fighters and equipment for putting out fires. [AM, AUSTRALIAN] (in BRIT, usually use fire engine) … English dictionary
fire truck — n AmE a ↑fire engine … Dictionary of contemporary English
fire truck — fire ,truck noun count AMERICAN a FIRE ENGINE … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
fire truck — fire′ truck n. aum trs fire engine • Etymology: 1930–35 … From formal English to slang
fire truck — noun any of various large trucks that carry firemen and equipment to the site of a fire • Syn: ↑fire engine • Hypernyms: ↑truck, ↑motortruck • Hyponyms: ↑ladder truck, ↑aerial ladder truck * * * … Useful english dictionary
fire truck — noun /faɪɚ tɹʌk/ a) A ladder truck, a vehicle used by firefighters to gain access to the upper stories of a building. Typically, a fire truck has a hydraulic system which operates a large, heavy duty ladder mounted on top of the truck body, space … Wiktionary
fire truck — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fire truck : singular fire truck plural fire trucks American a fire engine … English dictionary
fire truck — truck used to transport firemen and equipment … English contemporary dictionary
fire truck. — See fire engine. [1930 35; FIRE + TRUCK1] * * * … Universalium
fire truck. — See fire engine. [1930 35; FIRE + TRUCK1] … Useful english dictionary