hail down


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w>hail down

vi (stones etc)niederprasseln, niederhageln (on sb/sth auf jdn/etw); blows hailed down (on him)es hagelte Schläge (auf ihn nieder)
vt sep blowsniederprasseln lassen
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From time to time a shot from a musket or the blade of a rapier flashed among the crowd; projectiles continued to hail down from the windows and some shots were heard, the echo of which, though they were probably fired in the air, made all hearts vibrate.
Sinead was trying to hail down a car in the middle of nowhere during Monday's E4 episode, after a rejection from Sami Maalik at the festival they were at.
In the UK, Go-ahead is trialling an Uber-style service that will allow passengers to hail down a minibus using a mobile app.
Confetti cannons explode, huge plumes of smoke puff skywards and bouncing balloons hail down on the crowd in a glorious cacophony of colour to the soaring strains of Race for the Prize.
Newcastle's Go-Ahead Group is preparing to trial an Uber-style service that will allow passengers to hail down a minibus using a mobile app.