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culata

  
      sf  
1      (Mec)   [+de fusil]   butt  
[+de cañón]  
breech  
[+de cilindro]  
head
2      (Zool)   haunch, hindquarters
3    (=parte trasera)   rear, back
4      (Cono Sur)   (=cobertizo)   hut, shelter
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

culatazo, culada, cuarta, cubata

le salió el tiro por la culata exp.
it backfired on him

Entry related to:tiro

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'culata' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
les salió el tiro por la culata
[Fig.]
exp.
te salió el tiro por la culata
exp.
le salió el tiro por la culata
(IDIOMS)
exp.
le salió el tiro por la culata
[Fig.]
exp.
le salió el tiro por la culata
n.
el arma que se carga por la culata
exp.
con esas acusaciones le podría salir el tiro por la culata
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"culata": examples and translations in context
Calibre 308. Con culata desmontable. 308 caliber with... a folding stock.
Manchas de sangre en la culata y en el cañón. Specks of blood on the stock and barrel.
Snub-nose del., niquelada, culata perlada. Snub-nose., nickel-plated, mother-of-pearl handle.
Lo golpearon en la cabeza con la culata de una pistola. His head was beaten in by the handle of a pistol.
Ese tipo me trajo una culata rota en esa caja, para repararla. This fellow brought a busted cylinder head in here in that box, to be fixed.
Se me ha roto la culata del coche. The cylinder head of the car is broken.
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