In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1also MarineMilitaryinfante de marina masculinethe Marines — los marines
- you can tell that to the marines! — ¡a otro perro con ese hueso!
- It was one of the first objectives of American and British marines when they moved into Southern Iraq.
- American marines landed in Beirut to ensure the survival of the Lebanon.
- Men who are recently out of the army or marines are favored to play hostile gunmen.
- The marines were the first combat troops ashore in Vietnam, the first to die in that confusing war.
- Could they have been reacting like that to news of a strategic redeployment of US marines?
- The army could see this coming with what the marines have been doing for the last few decades.
- The army and the marines have witnessed a similar rise in the number of applicants.
- I went to live with my aunt's dad, who was a drill sergeant in the marines, and he tried to turn me into a soldier.
- Members of the marines have not always been appreciated by the sailors who served alongside them.
- Iraqi forces ambushed marines when they crossed the Euphrates river near Nassiriya.
- American marines defeated Iraqi forces in a battle on the outskirts of Basra.
- Seven other marines from 3 Commando Brigade and four American soldiers also died.
- Yet protesters at Shannon witnessed hundreds of marines in Desert camouflage gear.
- With a range of five kilometres, marines can set them up behind advancing troops, clearing the way ahead.
- Within a week, the marines will have arrived at the bustling military hub.
- At certain junctures, you're given marines under your command to carry out your mission.
- He was alone but managed to look more dangerous than a troop of marines ready to kill.
- By contrast, the marines spent three months patrolling Afghanistan without locating the enemy.
- The marines had been hastily deployed to evacuate British nationals from the anarchy.
- The marines ' assault echelon had three hours to offload before tidefall threatened to beach their ships.
2(fleet)the merchant / mercantile marine — la marina mercante
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