In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(bullet) rebotar(bullet) retachar Mexicothe bullet ricocheted off the wall — la bala rebotó en la pared
- When I refuse to hand over my confidential patient files, he pulls out a pistol and fires multiple shots at my desk, one bullet ricocheting off my nameplate and embedding itself in my beeper.
- Lucas instinctively covered his head as the attack endured, the bullets ricocheting against every surface they struck.
- Since bullets can ricochet off the water's surface and pose a risk to nearby civilians, water patrol officers almost never fire warning shots.
- Bullets ricochet off the armored supply vehicle.
- The ship's only reported mishap came when a coxswain was hit in the neck (but not badly wounded) by a bullet ricocheting off a modern pentathlete's target.
- Bullets ricochet off rock surfaces, and broken glass crunches underneath your boots.
- The bullet ricocheted, lightly wounding the man in the leg.
- In the cross fire, a bullet ricocheted off of Torrance's skull, breaking the bone and sending him into shock.
- A third officer, PC James Banks, 26, escaped injury when a bullet ricocheted off his radio belt and the buckle on his baton.
- This time the bullet ricochets off the stone fireplace behind Deuterium Boy and embeds itself in the piano, causing the figurine to topple off and shatter on the ground.
- James and Vassilli realized that their position was entirely too exposed when bullets started ricocheting from underneath the truck.
- The new mix is wonderfully enveloping with bullets ricocheting and voices echoing around in the cavernous locations when appropriate.
- Bullets can ricochet off water, rocks, trees, metal, and other hard surfaces.
- A third officer, PC James Banks, was also shot at, but escaped injury when a bullet ricocheted off his radio harness.
- Then bullets started ricocheting off the outside of our building.
- The bullet ricochets off the back of the trapdoor and Gail jerks in terror.
- Course Manager Col. Bavornrat Maitreeprasat said bullets will frequently ricochet off something nearby or on the shooting range and fall on the course.
- Ben quickly ducked behind a sturdy looking refrigerator - just as the assassin jammed her finger down on the trigger and sent bullets ricocheting all over the kitchen in screeching showers of sparks.
- This, of course, was almost as hazardous to the pilot as to the enemy aircraft, with bullets sometimes ricocheting back at the gunner.
- The bullet ricocheted off a lower rib and ripped a lung.
1the bullet was sent across the street in a ricochet — la bala cruzó la calle de rebote
- he was hit in the leg by a ricochet — una bala le dio de rebote en la pierna
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