German translation of 'torpedo'
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Example Sentences Including 'torpedo'
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For the price of two torpedoes'we could live in ivory towers for the rest of our lives '.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
Back in Conqueror they all heard the unforgettable impact of the strike and knew their torpedoes had hit something.ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)
He was just descending the ladder to return to his post when another American torpedo hit the ship.Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)
The enemy was also mounting conventional fighter, bomber and torpedo attacks against troops, airfields and ships by day and night.Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)
The latter practice may have raised morale, but drastically shortened the torpedoes' range.Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)
As he made his way to the bridge through dark clouds of acrid smoke, a second torpedo struck the ship.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
But Edinburgh was hit by another torpedo and her crew were taken off.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Most of the crews launched their torpedoes at extreme range.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
None of their torpedoes hit.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
On purely practical grounds they would be right to do so, but Labour would torpedo the effort as ideological.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Ten Bos was to learn that the other two boats were torpedoed.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The commander of a torpedo boat sends his unit in pursuit of a Japanese battleship.The Sun (2010)
The torpedo hit the starboard side behind the bridge.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Their own ship was torpedoed.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Two German torpedo boats and a destroyer were sunk and the rest of the flotilla scattered to various French ports.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Not fast and agile motor torpedo boats.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
A Soviet submarine had claimed torpedo hits on her.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He survived German torpedo attacks and a sinking before going on to become a cruise liner captain.The Sun (2006)
That has driven his reform of the company, but an economic downturn could yet torpedo his plans.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The submarine has a conning tower and torpedo tubes.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
If hit by a torpedo the casualties would have been catastrophic.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It seems rather dubious as to whether a second torpedo struck the ship.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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'torpedo' in Other Languages
British English: torpedo NOUN
A torpedo is bomb that is shaped like a tube and that travels under water.
British English: torpedo VERB
If a ship is torpedoed, it is hit, and usually sunk, by a torpedo or torpedoes.
More than a thousand people died when the ship was torpedoed.
Translation of torpedo from the Collins English to German
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