intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-chets /-ʃeɪz/, -cheting /-ʃeɪɪŋ/, -cheted /-ʃeɪd/)
- [bullet] rebotar, retachar (Mexico/México) the bullet ricocheted off the wall la bala rebotó or (in Mexico also/en México también) retachó en la paredMore example sentences
- Bullets can ricochet off water, rocks, trees, metal, and other hard surfaces.
- Lucas instinctively covered his head as the attack endured, the bullets ricocheting against every surface they struck.
- Bullets ricochet off rock surfaces, and broken glass crunches underneath your boots.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the