Translation: from spanish

to plant a bomb

  • 1 bomba2

    2 = bomb.
    Nota: La "b" no se pronuncia (ni tampoco en aplomb, climb, numb, plumb, succumb).
    Ex. The network itself is assumed to be unreliable; any portion of the network could disappear at any moment (pick your favorite catastrophe -- these days backhoes cutting cables are more of a threat than bombs).
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    * amenaza de bomba = bomb threat.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * bomba antipersonal = anti-personnel bomb.
    * bomba atómica = atomic bomb.
    * bomba clúster = cluster munition, cluster bomb.
    * bomba de dispersión = cluster bomb, cluster munition.
    * bomba de hidrógeno = hydrogen bomb (H-bomb).
    * bomba de humo = smoke bomb.
    * bomba de racimo = cluster munition, cluster bomb.
    * bomba de relojería = ticking time bomb, time bomb, accident waiting to happen, loose cannon.
    * bomba de relojería + empezar la cuenta atrás = time bomb + tick away.
    * bomba fétida = stink bomb.
    * bomba incendiaria = incendiary device, incendiary bomb.
    * bomba lapa = limpet bomb.
    * bomba lógica = logic bomb.
    * bomba magnética = limpet bomb.
    * brigada de desactivación de bombas = bomb squad.
    * camión bomba = truck bomb.
    * carta bomba = letter bomb.
    * coche bomba = car bomb.
    * coche bomba suicida = suicide car bomb.
    * colocar una bomba = plant + bomb.
    * experto en desactivación de bombas = detonation expert.
    * explosión de bomba = bomb attack, bomb blast, bombing, bomb explosion.
    * fabricación de bombas = bomb manufacture.
    * hacer estallar una bomba = bomb.
    * hombre bomba = suicide bomber.
    * lanzar bombas = bomb.
    * pasarlo bomba = be a great time, have + a whale of a time.
    * plantar una bomba = plant + bomb.
    * poner una bomba = plant + bomb.
    * tirar bombas = bomb.

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