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American English: /ˈbʊlət/
British English: /ˈbʊlɪt/

Translation of bullet in Spanish:


  • I got the bullet (British English) [colloquial]
    me pusieron de patitas en la calle [colloquial]
    to bite the bulletthe 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) [colloquial]
    sudar horrores [colloquial]
    (before noun) bullet hole
    agujero (masculine) de bala
    bullet wound
    herida (feminine) de bala
    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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