- bala (feminine) I got the bullet (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] me pusieron de patitas en la calle [colloquial/familiar] to bite the bullet the time has come to bite the bullet and tell her ha llegado el momento de hacer de tripas corazón y decírselo the government is loath to bite the bullet of devaluation el gobierno se resiste a decidirse a devaluar to sweat bullets (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] sudar la gota gorda, sudar horrores [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) bullet hole agujero (masculine) de bala bullet wound herida (feminine) de balaMore example sentences
- She said authorities also found in the car automatic rifles, bullet cartridges, plastic explosives and other materials.
- What I didn't know at the time was that these rifles fired bullets of the alkali metal potassium at the rate of three thousand rounds per minute.
- Among the ammunition were shotgun cartridges and dum-dum bullets.
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The Chilean presidential palace in the capital, Santiago, is called Palacio de la Moneda.