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.
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In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.