1(of person) asesinato masculine(of animal) matanza feminineto avoid the killing of civilians — para evitar que murieran civiles
- the barbaric killing of innocent people — la sanguinaria matanza de inocentes
- to make a killing — forrarse
- Between them they have amassed hundreds of years in sentences and committed numerous killings.
- Officers at the scene said it was one of the most brutal killings they had ever seen.
- But they are quick to seize on other killings to try to justify the occupation.
- There are documented cases of rape as a tool of war, mass killings and kidnappings.
- He is also writing about his memories of the deaths, some of which were notorious killings.
- Everyone assumes that killings are political, and no serious investigations take place.
- From now on things worsened with killings and bombings almost a regular occurrence.
- It's widely acknowledged that the killings are the result of a drug related turf war.
- There are equally new accounts on how the machetes and axes used in the killings were imported.
- Vernon ends up taking the rap for the killings and is sentenced to death.
- Scotland Yard do not connect the present murders with those earlier killings.
- Extra police and troops were at once moved into the area but it is feared that more killings are likely.
- Murder, including serial killings, fall under the jurisdiction of state authorities.
- I came to know of the killings of my parents only about a year after their death.
- An appeal for information on the killings is reported to have yielded no response.
- This is the way things are done here and if this money will stop any sort of revenge killings then it is worth it.
- It is a poison which has only ever been used for one-on-one killings and attempted killings.
- The brutal killings, many of which were committed using knives and swords, had begun.
- The village of Murma is in shock over the brutal killings of two young boys by their teacher.
- A few public men, carried away by the excitement, attempted to justify these killings.
1(exhausting)(schedule/pace) matador informal
- DH is the supervisor of the maintenance area and is having problems keeping people, and the killing schedule is a big part of the reason.
- Sounds like a killing timetable dear - try to take care of yourself in all this!
- Fatigue is the killing weight of expectation; and that burden is another good reason for fearing the worst.
2British dated(funny)chistosísimograciosísimopara morirse de (la) risa informal