In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine riflemasculine fusil(regiment) de fusilerosrifle butt — culata de rifle feminine
- rifle fire — fuego de fusil
1(search)to rifle through sth ( for sth)
- she rifled through the contents of the briefcase — revolvió en el maletín
- he rifled through the papers — revolvió los papeles
1(plunder)(safe/drawers) desvalijarthey rifled her jewel box in search of the ring — le revolvieron el joyero en busca del anillo
- The personal invasion is highly unsettling, especially if they have rifled through personal papers or clothing.
- Whoever did it was obviously looking for cash because they went through all my possessions and rifled through all the drawers in the house.
- Inside the bombed-out palace, troops from Attack Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry, rifled through documents and inventoried the building.
- One of the robbers stood on the victim's head while the second rifled through his pockets, stealing a credit card and £30 cash.
- City Prosecutor's Office spokesman Sergei Marchenko said the killer or killers had apparently rifled through Kushnir's possessions, leaving the apartment in disarray.
- He complained that officers rifled through his wife's underwear drawer.
- He then managed to keep her occupied while he rifled through the property in search of the cash savings.
- He said that the pair met up and rifled through the sack and Hyland took the euros which they then cashed at a currency exchange in a Post Office in Lancaster.
- One man threatened him with the air gun, while the second rifled through his pockets, stealing a Sony mobile phone and a disposable cigarette lighter.
- The men demanded the keys to their new Skoda Octavia car, then locked them both in a downstairs room while they rifled through drawers.
- He then stood and rifled through the contents, taking cash, while warning the pensioner to ‘keep quiet’ because he ‘had a knife’.
- I'm sure dozens of people have rifled through my diaries over the years.
- They rifled through two handbags and a desk taking all the cash they found, then stole van keys from the hall.
- Three intruders who used a variety of ruses to gain entry into sheltered flats in Devizes, rifled through elderly people's belongings leaving such a mess that it is not known if anything was stolen.
- A house on the Smalls Road in Warrenpoint was broken into just before 3.40 pm and rifled through.
- An inspector rifled through discarded bin bags outside her home in Openshaw and is believed to have found a handwritten letter which had her name written on it.
- Two cellphone corporations rifled through the electronic files of at least one rival.
- Meanwhile, an elderly woman was left shocked after a crook claiming to be a district nurse rifled through her purse.
- As the victim, who is partially-sighted, sat helpless in her wheelchair, the men rifled through all the rooms in the house before stealing money from her handbag.
- Thieves forced their way through a garage door, went upstairs and rifled through drawers in the main bedroom.
- Imagine firing a high-powered rifle in a mountainous area; people within five kilometers of the shot would hear it.
- Another development applied to both handgun and rifle bullets is a " bonding " process.
- Prussian military rifles first mounted sword bayonets in 1787 and the armies of most other countries followed suit over the following 30 or 40 years.
- Maurice snorted, moving the cloth up and down the gleaming rifle barrel.
- Police officers carrying semi-automatic rifles rode the capital's Metro subway trains.
- If infantry attacks on foot, defending troops cut off infantry from tanks and destroy it with machine-gun and automatic rifle fire.
- Officers believe all five victims were shot at random from a distance with high-velocity bullets probably fired by a rifle.
- Several Kalashnikov assault rifles were found at the scene.
- We pondered and poured over catalogs until we knew every rifle then available.
- If you might have to fire a rifle or shotgun indoors, keep your hearing protection near the gun.
- The new Remington 710 is a moderately priced, entry-level, bolt-action hunting rifle.
- I used to be a pretty decent rifle shot when I was at camp.
- Berlitz heard two rifle shots at his back and braced himself for the pain.
- Senators like Jean Carnahan went out of their way to brandish their hunting rifles.
- Squeeze or squeezing of the trigger is the third element of rifle marksmanship.
- At this time, the Marine Corps began to stress rifle marksmanship.
- Drummond hobbled off, returning with a cigar in his mouth and an automatic rifle in his hands.
- By today's standards, the Winchester 1886 was a huge rifle weighing about nine pounds.
- With scope and the supplied nylon sling, the empty rifle weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces.
- With the exception of handguns that fire rifle cartridges, copper fouling isn't a big problem for handgunners.
- Johnston initially intended to create a black battalion that would include a Mobile company comprising Gilmer's rifles and additional troops.
- For many of the British the battle resembled Mons: determined infantry assaults prepared by heavy shellfire, met with accurate rifle fire.
- On the Moroccan side, security services with shotguns and rifles with fixed bayonets have met migrant workers.
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