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  • We were nearing a skew bridge, with an almost right-angled approach; and the strange resultant of the nicely balanced forces that control an automobile skating on "pneus" over slippery mud twisted us round, suddenly and without warning.

    My Friend the Chauffeur

  • "Not here," said he with a smile, which was instantly explained by an abrupt plunge from the top of a long hill down into a cutting between lichen-scaled rocks, tracing with our "pneus" as we went a series of giddy zig-zags.

    The Princess Passes

  • It is the word “lisse” that is the right word it could also be used in the expression bald tires – pneus lisses.

    Assorted Protector Pads/Tampons protecteurs assortis

  • Faites gaffe dans les parkings, les pneus cherchent la bagarre!

    Commentaires sur 20minutes.ch? — Climb to the Stars

  • Ainda hoje me lembro como... duas bolinhas para os farois, umas linhas para o radiador, um rectângulo alongado para o pára-choques completo com matrícula, dois rectângulozinhos para os pneus, e um rectângulo torto para o vidro.

    Sem Título

  • We had lost the trail of the pneus, but as the country changed we picked it up again.

    The Car of Destiny

  • I think that not once did Carmona or anyone else in the Lecomte spy the car which, with the unflagging obstinacy of a bloodhound, kept on the fresh trail of the pneus that began again outside Vitoria; for while we had the trail we were satisfied to hover always beyond eyeshot of those in front.

    The Car of Destiny

  • Biarritz, except in Madrid; but now, when I tried to decipher the road hieroglyphics, the dust showed more than one track of pneus.

    The Car of Destiny

  • There was the trail of the “pneus” as clear to read as a written message, and we followed, relieved of doubt.

    The Car of Destiny

  • We were speeding through sheets of yellow soup, which spouted from our pneus in two great curving waves, spattering from head to foot the few wayfarers we met.

    The Car of Destiny

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