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he cocks his gun.

Polish translation: odciągnął kurek

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20:30 Jan 28, 2003
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: he cocks his gun.
You know, like in the movies just as the good guy is about to kill the bad guy, he cocks his gun.

(czy chodzi o silencer?)
Ivona
United States
Local time: 08:10
Polish translation:odciągnął kurek
Explanation:
lub ogólniej, 'odbezpieczył broń'

to nie ma nic wspólnego z tłumikiem

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Note added at 2003-01-28 20:45:58 (GMT)
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cock=
7 a) the hammer of a firearm b) the position of such a hammer when set for firing
[Webster\'s]
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leff
Local time: 15:10
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4 +5odciągnął kurek
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odciągnął kurek


Explanation:
lub ogólniej, 'odbezpieczył broń'

to nie ma nic wspólnego z tłumikiem

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Note added at 2003-01-28 20:45:58 (GMT)
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cock=
7 a) the hammer of a firearm b) the position of such a hammer when set for firing
[Webster\'s]

leff
Local time: 15:10
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in pair: 11240
Grading comment
Thank you.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Piotr Kurek
3 mins

agree  Adam Zakrzewski: odbezpiecza broń
3 mins

neutral  Witold: Kurek, oczywiście. Broń długa nie ma bezpiecznika.
5 mins
  -> gun to równie dobrze moze byc pistolet lub rewolwer. I o ile rewolwery mają chyba kurki (przyjajmniej colty maja), to pistolety raczej bezpieczniki.

agree  Roman Palewicz: Tylko oczywiście czas teraźniejszy, a nie przeszły.
1 hr
  -> oczywiście ;-)

agree  bartek
10 hrs

agree  maciejm: pistolety tez maja kurek
2 days 5 hrs
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May 1, 2005 - Changes made by leff:
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