In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- After a service of remembrance, pistol shots were sounded across the grave and a canon fired a single shot.
- As he turned around to motion for them to follow, a pistol shot went off, Spencer jolted and blood started flowing from his shoulder.
- He raised his blade-wielding hand to cut me again, but the deafening sound of a pistol shot pierced the air and made us all freeze.
- That's his class picture there, back from the days he marched in the school band (he was the drum major) without firing a single pistol shot.
- She remembered: ‘I ran for my life, expecting a pistol shot behind me any minute.’
- There were no villains in that small apartment in San Jose when the single pistol shot was fired that night, only victims.
- In a room where people unanimously maintain a conspiracy of silence, one word of truth sounds like a pistol shot.
- On some nights, you can hear a pistol shot and the sound of a body falling down the stairs.
- I was there, close enough to hear the three pistol shots.
- They awaited the signal, which was to be a pistol shot.
- The bow released with a sharp snap sounding like a small-calibre pistol shot.
- It took just thirty-six days to go from two pistol shots to a Europe-wide war.
- She kept it up and soon the guard shot off a pistol shot and a bundle of snow on a cliff fell atop the group.
- Pornographers will tell you that laughter in a sex scene is like a pistol shot at a concert.
- Police said they were investigating one incident of ‘road rage’ in which a driver fired four pistol shots toward a car he claimed jumped its turn in a fuel line.
- ‘I heard three single shots which sounded to me to be revolver or pistol shots,’ he said.
- Oh fearful sound, a pistol shot crashing and reverberating across the small room.
- Before they jumped into the getaway car and sped off, Conway snapped a pistol shot at the armored truck to vent his homicidal frustration.
- That was about when the pistol shot split the air.
- After thirty years I do not know whether the Official IRA unit, arriving after the Army shooting had ceased, fired one or two pistol shots.
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