In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The lion was shot with tranquilizer darts and dragged away to the zoo.
- While he stood around gaping, Teddy fired his last dart and hit his final target square on.
- The deadly poison ricin was stored, with a blowgun and darts, in a plastic bag in the family room.
- Research is also being carried out in England into the possible use of tasers, which fire darts connected to a wire that carries an electrical current powerful enough to incapacitate the target.
- He told the Kiwi that a javelin was meant to be thrown like a dart, with the thrower required to ‘palm it up’ during the final thrust.
- Others assembled crossbows whose bows were of the finest black spring steel, that could hurl a dart with such force as would kill a fully armoured destrier with a single shot.
- An unsteady hand raised to the offending body part, shaking fingers drawing up to pull the dart out of her flesh and the hood it had pierced through to reach her neck.
- If a dart pierces human skin and faecal matter gets into the target's bloodstream, there can be serious health consequences.
- An angry red mark on his stomach displayed the area where the dart had pierced his armor and a purple bruise showcased where the plasma bolt had ricocheted.
- Taser guns fire two small darts, each trailing fine wires.
- The dart raced through the long chamber and barrel and plunged into Soor's chest, right in the middle of his ribcage.
- He landed two darts the first in the creature's throat the second in its stomach.
- One drew a small blowgun and fired small, poisoned darts at them.
- He didn't say anymore after that as in the next second, Yori blew her dart, the needle piercing the side of my neck.
- It was all sharp, but good-humoured; he once made a paper dart of a poem that George had written and threw it across the room.
- The ‘thunk’ sound of a fired dart makes everybody jump, including me and a couple birds over in the trees nearby.
- William gasped as the dart pierced his shoulder, but didn't even have time to turn round before the world dissolved away, and he fell forward onto the ground unconscious.
- He says the dart pierces the skin like a ‘bee sting’ and anybody shot will be brought to hospital.
- In attacks between last Sunday, and Wednesday the tyres, on vehicles parked around Bedford, were pierced with a dart or syringe, without any apparent motive.
- Trigger had already fired a small dart into the back of his neck.
- Indeed, had he reversed the shafts and thrown flight first, the dart would still have buried itself to a depth of three inches: the dartboard never stood a chance.
- She reached back, pulled the dart out and threw it at the target, where it stuck tip buried completely in the bullseye.
- Williams and Fitton have been good pals for years, have thrown the odd dart in friendly combat, but this was the first time they had come face to face in matchplay.
- At 6-5, with Part needing only to hold his darts to win the title, Taylor broke back to force a deciding set.
- We are pleased to note the overall Oxford triumph, sealed in thrilling fashion as Craig Heasman threw the winning dart to once again seal glory for the men and women of the Pelican.
- Mario for example went 180 180 60 and just landed his 8th dart beside the wire in the treble 7 on his attempt.
- If they had been playing darts then the darts would have stopped in mid flight.
- This more often than not meant most of their games resulted in a tortuous struggle to plant a dart in Double One.
- Third dart, I concentrated, gazed down that corridor of space separating the tip of my dart from the treble 20.
- The Dringhouses Sports Club ace confidently fired 18 then 16 darts to claim the League's top prize.
- When the final dart was thrown this season in the Friday Night Mickey Mouse Darts League, Mick's Place had won the league championship title.
- A simple example of numerical integration is estimating the area of a geometric figure by randomly throwing darts at it and counting the hits and misses.
2(movement)he made a dart for the gun — se abalanzó sobre el arma
- with a dart of its tongue, the lizard caught the fly — la lagartija atrapó a la mosca de un lengüetazo
1to dart into a room — entrar como una flecha en una habitación
- to dart out of a room — salir como una flecha de una habitación
- he darted behind a bush — corrió a esconderse detrás de un arbusto
- her eyes darted around the room — recorrió la habitación rápidamente con la mirada
1(look/glance) lanzarthe lizard darted out its tongue — la lagartija disparó la lengua
- Jorgensen, looking to keep up that incredible run, made an early dart to the edge of the Norwich box where he was halted by Darren Kenton.
- Again the alert Connor was in the thick of things as he made a dart for the line, only to be blocked a couple of paces short of the target.
- Nothing much looked on when centre Aaron Moule made a dart for the right-hand corner but somehow he reached out to plant the ball.
- Brian Flanagan made a dart for the pavilion end from a ruck, and found the sharp Bernard Behan on his right and the out-half left the cover standing.
- Never cross a seam, dart, tuck or pleat with another seam without pressing it first.
- Pin out the darts or pleats in the pants front pattern.
- Press the dart toward the shoulder after stitching it.
- Check the fit of darts and seams midway through the garment construction and make needed adjustments so the fabric grainlines properly align.
- She put in a dart that was shaped differently than the one she had pulled out of the guard.
- Trousers are emphasised with tailored darts and pleats.
- Wrong sides together, pin all darts, tucks and seams as you did in the tissue, placing pins accurately along the stitching lines.
- Avoid surface manipulations such as gathers, pleats, tucks and darts.
- This means that the arms and darts should really be cut from the same cloth as the body.
- If more waistline room is needed, release darts and/or tucks.
- Once you understand the role of darts in shaping a garment, you will be glad to have them in all your clothing.
- To make a pattern for the stay, pin out the darts or pleats in the pants front pattern, then position the pocket pattern in place on the pants front pattern.
- Beginning at the dart point, stitch to the dart cut end; backstitch and clip the threads.
- This year, with the anti-fashion look, the stress is on uneven hems and necklines, upside down darts and trimmings that are left uncompleted.
- Make sure the patterns match with the pleats and darts closed.
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