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tear gas

Saltos de línea: tear gas
Pronunciación: /ˈtɪəɡas
 
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Definición de tear gas en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Gas that causes severe irritation to the eyes, chiefly used in riot control to force crowds to disperse: police used water cannon and tear gas against demonstrators [as modifier]: a tear-gas canister
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The security forces countered with tear gas and water cannons to try to disperse the crowd.
  • Police wielded batons and lobbed tear gas shells to disperse crowds and take control of the streets.
  • At least five people suffered minor injuries in the unrest as riot police fired tear gas into the crowd.

verbo

(tear-gas) [with object] Volver al principio  
Attack with tear gas: he and his crew were tear-gassed
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Military soldiers arrived and tear-gassed the protesting farmers.
  • Like us, they were tear-gassed; today we know that tear gas is carcinogenic and teratrogenic.
  • They tear-gassed the offices and harassed reporters.

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