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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- He was found guilty of four charges of robbery and three charges of possessing an imitation firearm with intent.
- They are also charged with possessing an imitation firearm with intent to commit an offence.
- Fully-trained armed police officers will use the stun gun in place of lethal firearms.
- The firearm used was a pump-action shotgun, a weapon banned in the UK for more than a decade.
- He is also accused of possessing a firearm and an imitation firearm.
- Chief Superintendent John Lacy has now called for a crackdown on replica firearms and airguns.
- The knifeman claimed throughout that he also had a firearm and brandished a weapon at police from under a blanket.
- A man armed with a firearm and cutlass then stormed the house and announced a hold-up.
- He pointed out that no licence was necessary to possess certain firearms.
- Today the teacher was sentenced to a total six months in jail for possessing the firearm and one month in jail for affray.
- Load your firearm only when you're in the field or on the target range and ready to fire.
- The jury was yet to reach a decision on a second charge of possessing a firearm with intent to cause unlawful harm.
- She was found guilty of affray and of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear and violence.
- Police are hoping firearms and other weapons will be taken out of circulation during the amnesty.
- He was one of Britain's leading defenders of privately owned guns and firearms.
- He has told me of a dispute regarding whether he should be able to possess and use firearms.
- Police are also keen for any information about the firearm used in the shooting.
- He admitted possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear or violence.
- Three firearms, an electric stun gun and three canisters of CS spray were also recovered.
- Officers also recovered a starting pistol with ammunition and two imitation firearms.
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