In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Cargó con una bala el revólver, giró el tambor y amartilló.
- El cabo López amartilló la llave e hizo fuego.
- Afirmó el cañón en su sien y amartilló el percutor.
- Saca el asesino su pistola y la amartilla sin mirarles.
- Todas las carabinas sólo necesitan se amartilladas una vez.
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