In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bala de goma femenino
- Police used water cannons and fired baton rounds into the crowd in a bid to combat the trouble, which flared after a controversial Orange march passed through the nationalist area.
- Spraying an individual demonstrator would be difficult - and unnecessary in light of the other non-lethal items, such as rubber baton rounds, that could be directed at individuals.
- The ammunition, known as baton rounds, uses a plastic compound which is shaped into a blunt projectile.
- Devices that fire high-intensity light or emit loud noise to disorientate an attacker, and guns that fire bean bags, foam baton rounds and ‘sponge grenades’ have all been developed.
- In total, two baton rounds were fired on August 20 before riot squad units discharged another 27 when trouble heightened the next night.
- An armed response unit eventually brought the suspect down using baton rounds.
- A spokesman said: ‘As a consequence of the threat he posed to himself and police officers a single baton round was fired and the man was disarmed.’
- The baton round is approved by the Home Office as a ‘less lethal’ option in situations involving violent suspects.
- They outlined, in a 16-page dossier the situation and complained of loyalist blockades, 100 pipe and bomb attacks and the use of plastic baton rounds by police.
- Another ‘less lethal’ weapon, the plastic baton round, was also used in the operation which followed - the first time one has been fired by police in London.
- ‘Each firing of a baton round must be proved to be both measured and proportionate and every single firing is individually investigated and reported on by the Police ombudsman,’ he said.
- Police in riot gear went to the scene, and 11 baton rounds were fired.
- Police fired baton rounds at rioters as the violence intensified.
- One baton round was fired in a bid to disperse hundreds of rioters as sectarian tensions switched from the north of the city.
- This selection includes baton round guns (plastic bullets), and actual firearms.
- Officers fired four baton rounds and the man collapsed though he was not seriously injured.
- The availability of baton rounds proved very useful in these circumstances.
- They then fired baton rounds through windows to allow them to tackle the blaze.
- Police, who knew he was armed, fired a baton round at him.
- They could use Tasers (electrical stun guns) or baton rounds or pepper spray.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.