Translation for 'ambush' from English to Russian
NOUN   an ambush | ambushes
VERB   to ambush | ambushed | ambushed
ambushing | ambushes
SYNO ambuscade | ambush | lying in wait | ...
подстерегать кого-л. [несов.] [устраивать засаду]to ambush sb. [station in ambush]
засада {ж}ambush [place]
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Usage Examples English
  • The 2005 Hit convoy ambush was an ambush by Iraqi insurgents of a convoy that was carrying military supplies for U.S.
  • Usually laid along a road, the 'Z' ambush was both effective and confusing to the unit being ambushed.
  • Avtury GRU ambush was the July 4, 2006 ambush in Chechnya.
  • Ambush predators usually remain motionless (sometimes hidden) and wait for prey to come within ambush distance before pouncing.
  • The book begins with Kang and his force of draconians preparing to ambush an army of goblins which are trying to destroy Kang's force because they have females.

  • Michael Looney, who was injured in the ambush and died a week after the ambush at Mourne Abbey, Co. Cork.
  • In many cases, the insurgents would attempt to ambush the team if they became aware of the pursuit.
  • He was a writer and narrator for the 2021 Emmy-nominated documentary film "3212 Un-redacted" which detailed the Tongo Tongo ambush, an ambush of Green Berets in Niger in 2017.
  • The 2020 Deir ez-Zor ambush was an ISIL ambush on the Homs-Deir ez-Zor road.
  • "Phymata pennsylvanica", known generally as the Pennsylvania ambush bug or Pennsylvania jagged ambush bug, is a species of ambush bug in the family Reduviidae.

  • The species is most likely a nocturnal ambush predator, waiting by streams to ambush frogs.
  • Notable incidents alleging the use of the shoot-to-kill policy include the Loughgall ambush; Operation Flavius in Gibraltar; the Drumnakilly ambush; the Coagh ambush; the Clonoe ambush; and an incident in Strabane in which three IRA volunteers were shot dead.
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