In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bala feminineI got the bullet — me pusieron de patitas en la calle informal
- to sweat bullets — sudar la gota gorda
- before noun bullet hole — agujero de bala
- bullet wound — herida de bala
- Propellants are the explosives used to fire bullets and shells at enemy targets.
- The howitzer's armor gives protection against armor-piercing bullets and projectiles.
- Another sharp report split the night, and the second bullet from a sniper rifle ricocheted off the pavement to my immediate right.
- After a thorough search, officers found six firearms and 2,790 bullets.
- One held a revolver full of deadly bullets, the other a quiver full of deadly arrows.
- Among the ammunition were shotgun cartridges and dum-dum bullets.
- She said authorities also found in the car automatic rifles, bullet cartridges, plastic explosives and other materials.
- We found an old rifle, bullet shells and homemade bombs.
- The external pane needs to withstand the kind of battering any object in orbit can expect: tiny objects at orbital speed are more energetic than a bullet fired from a rifle.
- For example, the assault rifle fires bullet bursts as a primary fire, and launches grenades for secondary.
- Licensed gun holders may not load their firearms with bullets until they are in the firing range, Arroyo said.
- And Lee fired the bullet out of her rifle, right after mumbling some annoyed incoherencies.
- Absent-mindedly, I loaded my revolver with bullets and fastened the gun onto my belt.
- There were threats of revenge, retaliation, missiles bombs and bullets.
- When we got out, cops herded us up the street, shooting people in the back with rubber bullets and beanbag bullets.
- That way the hard barrel compresses the relatively soft metal of the bullet as the exploding gunpowder hurls the projectile down the barrel.
- However, in the hail of bullets and recoilless rifle fire, over fifty hostages had been killed.
- In fact, even a rifle bullet fired north or south does not appear to curve.
- What I didn't know at the time was that these rifles fired bullets of the alkali metal potassium at the rate of three thousand rounds per minute.
- She believes locals who said the weapon was a walking stick converted to fire bullets or an antique rifle which had a larger barrel.
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