In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1honda feminine(Y-shaped) tirachinas masculine(Y-shaped) honda feminine Southern Cone Peru(Y-shaped) cauchera feminine Colombia(Y-shaped) resortera feminine Mexico(Y-shaped) china feminine Venezuela
- Mr McGrath says the rocks thrown at the beginning of the attack seemed to have been lobbed by hand, but the one that hit him appeared to have been fired from a slingshot.
- Clearly warfare conducted through massive land armies, battering rams, javelins and slingshots has little technically in common with warfare today.
- Around lay many weapons, everything from slingshots to swords.
- A villager who has hitch-hiked a lift with us whips out his slingshot, aiming for the kites.
- Having a weapon in school, meant being caught with a slingshot.
- Although my ‘dad’ doesn't hunt anymore, he still has the weaponry, namely, a slingshot.
- In response, Savage and her team started a program where children could trade in their slingshots for a stuffed animal of the cottontop tamarin.
- The handful of remaining officers were vastly outnumbered by fighters wielding machetes, swords, slingshots, bows and arrows.
- I've hunted successfully with ‘stick’ bows, blowguns, boomerangs, and slingshots.
- He pulled out his slingshot and loaded it with a crab apple, and took aim at Parsons' broad back.
- In the worst case, protesters on April 10 targeted police with gas bombs and slingshots, leading to clashes which left more than 140 injured.
- One of the highlights of the festival was the traditional slingshot shooting competition.
- Both boys have slingshots for weapons, which they fashioned from belts and string.
- Boys are skillful with slingshots and blowguns in hunting small birds.
- They should even face strict controls on slingshots, air pistols, and lawn darts, too.
- They offer youth, adult and competitive air rifles, air pistols, accessories, slingshots and Winchester air rifles.
- Some of those arrested were in possession of weapons, including slingshots, knives, gas cans and stones.
- Traditional games and competitions in this year's event will include water boxing, a slingshot contest, sack races and a form of snakes and ladders.
- Children specialize in scaring birds from cornfields with slingshots, fetching water, and carrying a hot lunch from home to their fathers and brothers in the field.
- Reaching to his belt, Hawk pulled out a slingshot and some flat river pebbles from a pouch.
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