In a situation where death and violence has become routine, not every bullet or victim registers a headline.
He'd taken the bullet low in the spine, and he'd not have another erection in this life.
He fired the last of these and he had to reload by hand, bullet by bullet.
Talking stuff is one thing but firing a bullet at a man who has been trained to shoot back is another.
Yet it also created new ones such as: Why are there bullet holes in a school wall?
Foreign bodies were rarely carried into the wounds with the bullet.
Taking deliberate aim he sent a bullet through the head of the bear, and the huge animal tumbled lifeless to the ground.
My aim was wavering; my bullet only made one man duck his head.
The arrow from the bow is but a feeble weapon compared with the bullet from rifle.
I had not heard a bullet whistle over since I entered the trench.
1550s, from Middle French boulette "cannonball, small ball," diminutive of boule "a ball" (13c.), from Latin bulla "round thing, knob" (see bull (n.2)). Earliest version of bite the bullet recorded 1891, probably with a sense of giving someone a soft lead bullet to clench in the teeth during a painful operation.
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