When you read the following, please tell me your initial thoughts before deeply analyzing it.

"As I approached the building I heard a sound like the wheels of a car turning very fast."

What was turning, the wheels or the car?
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Without too much thinking.. the car
Hey of course the car.
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The wheels .
The wheels.
The wheels.
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The wheels. I associate turning more with wheels than with car, even though both can turn.

To force the other meaning upon me, the writer would need something like:

... a sound like the wheels of a car [screeching / skidding] around a corner.


Before analysing closely, i would, of course, think of wheel
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