In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mira telescópica feminine
- Without his binoculars, Parker had to use the telescopic sight on his rifle to zoom in on every window on the lower floors of the building opposite to the entrance.
- The Sergeant said: ‘We were told he had a rifle with telescopic sights.’
- The shot was fired from an army watchtower using a sniper rifle with a telescopic sight.
- Keeping the cross hairs centered on the man's chest, Ian watched the stranger through the rifle's telescopic sights.
- Wearing dark green fatigues and camouflaged by the darkness, he peered through the telescopic sight of the rifle pressed against his shoulder.
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