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Gatillo

Armas

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/27/2012
Word: Gatillo
ga-TI-llo, Sustantivo masculino
English: trigger
Etymology: Del diminutivo de gato
Meaning: Pieza de un arma en que se apoya el dedo para disparar.
Topic:Armas
Example:

"No me he suicidado ya por pereza de apretar el gatillo de la pistola" Enrique Jardiel Poncela, Pero, ¿hubo alguna vez once mil vírgenes?

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