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Definición de “jam on the brakes” en inglés

jam on the brakes

to use the brakes of a road vehicle suddenly and forcefully: A motorbike appeared from nowhere and I had to jam on the brakes.
(Definition of jam on the brakes from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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(a person or thing) coming before all others in order, time, amount, quality, or importance

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