In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(letter bomb) carta bomba feminine US(parcel) paquete bomba masculine
- Apparently our town doctor was the victim of a mail bomb.
- Mail bombs continue to be a threat to enterprises, law offices and government agencies.
- Mail bombs may be addressed in distorted handwriting, or the name and address may be prepared with homemade labels or cut-and-paste lettering.
- When we looked at that type of a scenario, whether it's anthrax letters or whether it's mail bombs, it is extremely difficult to investigate these cases.
- It is important to be alert for suspicious parcels, but keep in mind that a mail bomb is an extremely rare occurrence.
2(emails)bombardeo de emails masculine
- Their ISP will cancel their account upon receipt of spam complaints or ensuing mail bombs.
- In the fall of 1996, Synder was subjected to a mail bomb: an attempt to flood his electronic mailbox of someone with hundreds of email messages.
- Worm attacks, domain-name high-jacking, logic bombs, mail bombs and Trojan horses have all been utilized by hackers, but now denial-of-service attacks are gnawing away at the Internet's soft underbelly.
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