culata translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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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
Manchas de sangre en la culata y en el cañón. Specks of blood on the stock and barrel.
Ahora apoya suavemente la mejilla contra la culata. Now lay your cheek snug up against the stock.
- Prueba la culata... gordinflón. - Try the cylinder head... tubby.
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.
Recuerda... ...debes disparar sin emborronar las huellas de la culata. Now, remember, you have to shoot it without smudging the prints on that handle.
Lo golpearon en la cabeza con la culata de una pistola. His head was Beaten in by the Handle of a pistol.
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