Gray smoke from its engine mingled with petrol fumes and a metallic smell of burning.
For Amina *, an entrepreneur who owns a petrol distribution firm, it is too late for protection.
“petrol will disappear but the national park will last forever,” he said.
Gas stations have run out of petrol and are not being refilled.
“petrol bombs and pipe bombs are a dangerous precursor to shots being fired,” he said.
We find one chauffeur and set him to keep guard over a tin of petrol.
I let the petrol run out and fired it to put the machine out of use.
From what I could judge, this might be one of the principal store places of petrol.
If she can get some one else to pay for the petrol so much the better.
The fire of hell blazed by the petrol of German fury must not be wafted in the direction of our beloved country.
"gasoline," 1895, from French pétrol (1892); earlier used (1580s) in reference to the unrefined substance, from Middle French petrole "petroleum," from Old French (13c.), from Medieval Latin petroleum (see petroleum).