In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(unit, soldier)comando masculine(raid/unit) (before noun) de comandos
- There, French commandos raided the plane, killing all of the hijackers.
- Special military commandos using tanks entered the district, and helicopters carried out surveillance overhead; the air space was closed down for a radius of 7 kilometres.
- Training was similar to that carried out by the commandos, with emphasis placed on raiding, sentry elimination, ambushing, cross-country night navigation exercises, and target attacks.
- He had been leading his squad of commandos towards a target of a group of houses when he spotted enemy soldiers hiding in the houses.
- And there's more new equipment to come, this time for Australia's special forces, including SAS soldiers and commandos.
- More than 100 US commandos and British SAS soldiers are now in southern Afghanistan, setting up road blocks.
- The commandos carried out operations against invading Japanese forces, during WW2.
- Upon completion of the selection phase, potential commandos are trained in a vast array of necessary skills.
- Specially selected commandos, backed by artillery and tanks, surrounded the temple walls.
- Heavily armed police commandos and Army soldiers, backed by armored cars, patrolled the town barely an hour after the explosions.
- Kept carefully out of the media has been many of the operations of over a thousand Special Forces and commandos known to be in the area.
- Those commandos, who previously trained together with their colleagues from the American special forces, have served with distinction.
- This operational capability requires commandos to be trained and equipped differently to conventional infantry soldiers.
- Food rations and special-forces commandos are being airlifted into Afghanistan.
- The mobilisation includes paramilitary forces, regular soldiers and specially trained commandos.
- The crisis ended with a dawn raid by Thai commandos.
- Eventually, commandos from the Army and the Royal Marines were combined into four brigades.
- As they rounded a corner another squad of heavily armed commandos sprang from around the next building.
- According to the Washington Post, the operation will include the CIA working with commandos and other military units to act immediately on intelligence uncovered by American spies about enemy targets.
- If the government needs some well trained commandos, quickly, these are the men who will go.
- The ensuing fire-fight left the gun-boat beyond use and it left the 20 landing craft carrying the commandos unprotected.
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