Sentence Examples


  • He drove the enemy off the ridge, except at one point where a gallant handful of men still clung to a knob of hill that had been made into a machine-gun redoubt.
  • A machine-gun in the fortified zone was firing on them, and Lt.-Comm.
  • To 64-prs.), together with 33,493 machine-gun and rifle bullets.
  • The first Turkish position was broken through in one place, but progress was arrested by flanking machine-gun fire and counterstrokes, and everywhere the Turks held their third position firmly.
  • Heavy machine-gun fire was concentrated on her; two officers were dangerously wounded and two of the launch's crew of four killed, but she got clear.