gunfire
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gunfire(
guhn
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fay
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uhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. los disparos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We call the police as soon as we heard the gunfire.Llamamos a la policía en cuanto oímos los disparos.
b. los tiros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Some people got down and others started running when they heard the gunfire.Algunas personas se agacharon y otras salieron corriendo cuando escucharon los tiros.
c. el cañoneo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of artillery)
The tank scarcely managed to escape the enemy gunfire as it crossed the field.El tanque apenas pudo esquivar el cañoneo enemigo al cruzar el campo.
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gunfire
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el disparos mpl, tiros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
gunfire [ˈɡʌnfaɪəʳ]
noun
disparos (m); (from artillery) cañoneo (m); fuego (m) de cañón;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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