In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Militarytrampa feminine(bomb) bomba trampa feminine
- Police were turning us all back and there was talk of maybe a booby trap bomb at which point I decided to try and get a taxi the 5km back to my hotel.
- He finds a grenade left behind by the soldiers and sets up a booby trap for them in his father's outdoor tent.
- A booby trap bomb was found outside the store in the centre of Skipton.
- He was killed together with two young boys by an IRA booby trap on the pleasure craft he maintained in Ireland.
- Land mines and booby traps are a constant threat.
- When I asked why, he explained that the wire was a typical trigger for an Improvised Explosive Device, better known as a booby trap.
- Troops began searching the compound and found the weapons haul - and a deadly booby trap.
- Larkin said they believe one of the bombs was a booby trap to protect a drug-producing operation and was built to be detonated from a remote location.
- Instead, the Marines were leaving a promotion ceremony when one of them apparently triggered a booby trap, causing the explosion.
- Recovery of the booby trap bombs comes after a summer of high activity by local dissident groups.
- When I asked them what was going on, they told me they had four casualties from that booby trap, and two were dead and two were wounded.
- Yesterday's discovery of 10 guns, two pipe bombs, a booby trap device and hundreds of rounds of ammunition had almost certainly saved more lives.
- The employment of several other weapons (primarily land mines, booby traps, and incendiary devices) is also restricted where civilians are concerned.
- Officers seized a number of pipe bombs, a booby trap device, a handgun and ammunition and a quantity of bomb-making equipment.
- One tree trunk mould might conceal radio equipment but another shaped like a piece of camel dung hid a booby trap that could blow the tyre off a truck.
- Late last year, terrorists placed a booby trap bomb underneath his car outside his home on the outskirts of north Belfast.
- The bomb had a booby trap trigger sequence - once the case was opened it would begin a countdown to explode in only twenty four hours.
- The perils include projectiles, grenades, land mines, rockets and booby traps.
- It does not matter if you use a bomb or a booby trap; as long as you target a particular person, it's assassination.
- The robotic vehicle, Cyclops, is a coup for the diving teams, giving them the ability to remotely attack and defeat an explosive device or booby trap.
2(practical joke)broma feminine
- Occasionally they would sneak down in the middle of the night to play some prank on the Vandals, like steal their flag or set up a booby trap outside the door.
transitive verbbooby trapping, booby trapped
1Militaryhis car was booby-trapped — le pusieron una bomba en el coche
2(as joke)(person) gastarle una broma a
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