cruzar como una bala

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cruzar como una bala
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to shoot across
El cervatillo cruzó el camino como una bala y desapareció en la maleza.The fawn shot across the road and disappeared into the undergrowth.
b. to cross like a shot
Cuando se dio cuenta de que su bebé se iba a meter la moneda en la boca, la madre cruzó la habitación como una bala para impedírselo.When she realized that her baby was going to put the coin in his mouth, the mother crossed the room like a shot to stop him.
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