Spanish translation of 'point-blank'
(hecho) a quemarropa
⇒ at point-blank range
⇒ to ask sb sth point-blank
preguntar algo a algn a quemarropa
Example Sentences Including 'point-blank'
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At first she point-blank refused to acknowledge its existence.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He refuses point-blank, saying he will take his chances.The Sun (2015)
I suggested hiring a refuse skip and he refused this idea point-blank.The Sun (2014)
He had chances to get a second but missed a firsthalf sitter and then saw a point-blank shot saved.The Sun (2009)
This offer was refused point-blank and we reluctantly had to pay 100 each for new tickets.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
An armed police officer reacted instinctively when he shot a colleague dead at point-blank range during a training exercise, an inquest was told yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I can't think of many people who could get shot at point-blank range and turn it into a positive.The Sun (2017)
If he refuses point-blank, you will have further evidence that you are being tucked away in a corner of his life.The Sun (2016)
Moat crept up on him and blasted him in the face and chest from point-blank range.The Sun (2010)
She does what I ask but refuses point-blank to obey her father.The Sun (2008)
The school point-blank refused to.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They dragged people out of basements and shot them at point-blank range.The Sun (2008)
Video footage posted on the internet showed that most had been bound by the wrists, then killed with a point-blank shot to the head.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Yet he refuses point-blank to tell us what his plan B is.The Sun (2014)
What about the deaths of unarmed young people, or of cops at point-blank range?Christianity Today (2000)
'point-blank' in Other Languages
British English: point-blank ADVERB
If you say something point-blank, you say it very directly or rudely, without explaining or apologizing.
The army apparently refused point blank to do what was required of them.
Translation of point-blank from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary