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balazo
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balazo(
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lah
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soh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (gun discharge)
a. shot
Se dispararon muchos balazos durante la persecución policial.Many shots were fired during the police chase.
2. (injury from being shot)
a. bullet wound
El valiente soldado murió por un balazo en el corazón.The brave soldier died as a result of a bullet wound to his heart.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Parece que el joven mató de un balazo a su novia porque esta se había reído de él.The young man seemingly shot his girlfriend dead because she laughed at him.
Anoche, tres hombres fueron asesinados a balazos en el bar donde trabajaban.Three men were shot dead last night in the bar where they worked.
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balazo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (disparo)
a. shot
2. (herida)
a. bullet wound
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balazo
(tiro) shot; (herida) bullet wound
matar a algn de un balazo to shoot sb dead
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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