- they bored a hole into the rockhicieron una perforación en la rocawe bored our way through the crowdnos abrimos paso entre la muchedumbrehis eyes were boring a hole in meme traspasaba con la miradaExample sentences
- He has a story for each tool he demonstrates, be it a drill that bores square holes or a spill plane.
- Unfortunately, the head was attached to his body, which as a unit had rented the apartment under hers and had bored a hole in the ceiling for stalking purposes.
- He was staring at a tree that the rock had bored a hole through.
- 1 (diameter of cylinder, pipe, gun barrel) small-bore weaponsarmas (feminine plural) de pequeño calibre12-bore shotgun (British)escopeta (feminine) de calibre 12Example sentences
- Barrels have ventilated ribs, hard-chromed bores, interchangeable choke tubes (three provided) and lengthened forcing cones to reduce recoil.
- The inside bore might be 12 in, but the barrels are well over a metre in diameter at the base.
- The bore of the Browning barrel was mirror smooth from one end to the other.
- It is also available as a shotgun in 12 and 20 gauge, and .410 bore.
- The traditional .22 rifle has been replaced by a choice of Browning automatic handgun or sawn-off 12 bore shotgun.
- In its shotgun line, it has added a 28 gauge and .410 bore to its series.
- 2 (hole)Example sentences
- Lighting control panels are being installed in the portal equipment rooms, in niches along the length of the tunnel, and in the passageways connecting the bores.
- The firm wanted to eliminate building mandatory escape cross tunnels between bores, a job requiring tricky ground freezing, says Harnois.
- Despite all the difficulties the two ends of the tunnel bore met as planned in 1916.
- 1(dull person) pesado (-da) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial]you're being a bore!
pelmazo (masculine) [colloquial]
plomo (masculine) [colloquial]¡mira que eres plomo or pesado! [colloquial]Example sentences
- I think he has simply demonstrated once again why he has become such a crashing bore.
- At a deeper level, it seems to me that he is a world-class crashing bore.
- The days of desperately trying to escape the clutches of some crashing bore in the corner of a nightclub are long gone.
- Instead, it's a tedious and meretricious bore, and those are the worst kind.
- The course can sometimes be a bore but I find the major subjects quite interesting.
- Will's columns can sometimes be a bore, ripping a social healthcare program here and our educational system's shortcomings there.
- (weary) I'm not boring you, am I?no te estaré aburriendo, ¿no?opera bores me stiff or (British also) rigidla ópera me aburre mortalmente or soberanamenteI'm bored stiffestoy más aburrida que una ostrathe lecture bored me to death or tearsla conferencia fue aburridísima or me aburrió hasta decir bastaExample sentences
- Oh please, Damion, your insults are so dull it bores me.
- It's a pretty good story, actually, though I get bored by cards very quickly.
- I'll give it a go next week, but imagine that this will quickly bore me.
- (Geography) (tidal wave)macareo (masculine)Example sentences
- The largest bores occur on 25 days a year, in the morning and evening, with biggest bores on tides over 32’.
- Experiments in a laboratory wave tank show that interactions between bores refracted by a prowlike beach can produce jets in which the velocity is nearly twice the bore's phase speed.
- On the Shubenacadie River, the tidal bore and rapidly rising tide results in extremely turbulent waters.