In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pistola femininechata feminine Spain slanghierro masculine Venezuela slang
- I took a step towards him and pointed the shooter at his ear.
- When we stopped them to ask where they were going one of them pulled out a shooter.
- There were at least thirty of them, all fit, strong chaps armed with shooters.
- Barely a minute passes in this gun-crazy crime caper without someone pulling out a shooter or letting off some form of military hardware.
- The craft of burglary as I was taught it was essentially non-violent, the art was always making sure it remained so, which is why I never carried a shooter.
- No one seemed to know anything about his background but there were rumours that he carried a shooter.
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