In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Now, here as elsewhere, they carry machetes, automatic weapons and navigation equipment.
- The handful of remaining officers were vastly outnumbered by fighters wielding machetes, swords, slingshots, bows and arrows.
- In one hundred days nearly a million people were to die from bullets, grenades, machetes, and knives.
- At the police station, Nordi saw huge mobs armed with guns, bombs, machetes, and bows and arrows running through the streets.
- Witnesses said Yuwono was dragged from his house by a number of people brandishing machetes and other sharp weapons, who later stabbed him.
- Rather, they wielded knives, machetes, and swords, necessitating close proximity to the victims.
- His only weapon was a machete, and he only had one good eye with a yellow iris that watched for his victims.
- He now had their packs and survival gear, machine guns and machetes strapped to him.
- He said the gangs fought with double-barrelled shotguns, machetes, broken bottles, iron bars.
- Weapons wanted in the amnesty include those with a blade or sharp point, such as knives and machetes, CS gas canisters, coshes and knuckle dusters.
- You cannot allow these people to have weapons like machetes.
- I wonder if she's also interested in knowing if there are knives in the home such as machetes or Samurai swords.
- Shots were fired and other weapons, including machetes, used freely.
- For each of us dies only once and Ruanda showed you can kill eight hundred thousand people with machetes - with two machetes if the queue is long enough.
- The Huaorani surrounded the hut and attacked with shotguns and machetes.
- A number of machetes and other sharp weapons, as well as the remains of two burned motorcycles, were also seized as evidence in the investigation.
- Those pirates, armed with daggers and machetes, also used commando-style tactics in their attack, he said.
- They were armed with machine guns and machetes and carried VHF radios.
- In this atmosphere of casual disregard for the law, it's unsurprising that some Bermudians choose to fight with knives and machetes in broad daylight.
- Well, just because machetes, spears, rifles and missiles are phallic, it doesn't mean men are to blame.
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