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business end

Translation of business end in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [humorous/humorístico] (of gun) cañón (masculine); (of knife, sword) filo (masculine); (of hammer) cabeza (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The darts I shoot are regular aluminum-shaft arrows, but they have a float attached to the business end and a small cutting head threaded onto the tip.
    • Howard has asked Australia to give him the scariest gun he could imagine, and the business end is pointed at us.
    • Robbins' character finds herself on the business end of a bizarre torture device at one point, but the actress never allows the potential cheese of the situation to creep into her performance.

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