- [Mil] escaramuza (f), refriega (f)More example sentences
- The key now is to tune out the ‘white noise’ and stop fighting the daily skirmishes of the last war.
- Commissioned a lieutenant colonel in 1754, he fought the first skirmishes of what grew into the French and Indian War.
- Whites fought frequent wars and skirmishes through the later nineteenth century as they pushed into Native Americans' lands.
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.
- demonstrators skirmished with the police hubo escaramuzas or refriegas entre los manifestantes y la policíaMore example sentences
- But they can expect little sympathy from the anti-globalisation protesters, already skirmishing yesterday with the police in south-west France.
- At age 15, he was travelling Italy with Lazio's infamous Irriducibili hooligans, skirmishing with police and opposing supporters.
- She leaves the frame, and one of the boys is skirmishing with a football.