- shoot1 W2S2 [ʃu:t] v past tense and past participle shot [ʃɔt US ʃa:t]▬▬▬▬▬▬▬1¦(kill/injure)¦2¦(fire a gun etc)¦3¦(birds/animals)¦4¦(move quickly)¦5¦(try to score)¦6¦(look at somebody)¦7¦(photograph/film)¦8¦(pain)¦9 shoot it out (with somebody)10 shoot yourself in the foot11 shoot questions at somebody12 shoot your mouth off13 shoot the bull/breeze14 shoot15 shoot from the hip16 shoot to fame/stardom/prominence17 shoot to number 1/to the top of the charts etc18 shoot hoops/baskets19 shoot the rapids20 shoot pool21 shoot craps22¦(plants)¦23¦(lock on a door)¦24 have shot your bolt25 shoot your loadPhrasal verbsshoot somebody/something<=>downshoot for/at somethingshoot offshoot throughshoot up▬▬▬▬▬▬▬[: Old English; Origin: sceotan]1.) ¦(KILL/INJURE)¦ [T]to deliberately kill or injure someone using a gun▪ Police shot one suspect when he pulled a gun on them.▪ Smith killed his wife, and then shot himself.▪ A woman was shot dead in an attempted robbery.shoot sb in the leg/head etc▪ He had been shot in the back while trying to escape.▪ The guards have orders to shoot intruders on sight (=shoot them as soon as they see them) .2.) ¦(FIRE A GUN ETC)¦ [I and T]to make a bullet or ↑arrow come from a weapon▪ Don't shoot! I'm coming out with my hands up.shoot at▪ Two guys walked in and started shooting at people.▪ The soldiers had orders to shoot to kill (=shoot at someone with the intention of killing them) .shoot bullets/arrows▪ They shot arrows from behind the thick bushes.shoot a gun/rifle etc▪ Tod's grandfather taught him to shoot a rifle.3.) ¦(BIRDS/ANIMALS)¦ [I and T]to shoot and kill animals or birds as a sport▪ They spent the weekend in Scotland shooting grouse.4.) ¦(MOVE QUICKLY)¦ [I,T always + adverb/preposition]to move quickly in a particular direction, or to make something move in this way▪ She shot past me and ran into the house.▪ The cat shot across the garden, and up a tree.▪ 'Where does cotton come from?' Ron's hand shot up. 'America, Miss!'▪ The fountain shoots water 20 feet into the air.5.) ¦(TRY TO SCORE)¦ [I and T]to kick or throw a ball in a sport such as football or ↑basketball towards the place where you can get a point▪ Giggs shot from the halfway line.6.) ¦(LOOK AT SOMEBODY)¦shoot sb a look/glance also shoot a glance at sbto look at someone quickly, especially so that other people do not see, to show them how you feelshoot sb a quick/sharp/warning etc look/glance▪ 'You're welcome to stay as long as you like.' Michelle shot him a furious glance.▪ Jack shot an anxious look at his mother.7.) ¦(PHOTOGRAPH/FILM)¦ [I and T]to take photographs or make a film of something▪ The movie was shot in New Zealand.8.) ¦(PAIN)¦ [I always + adverb/preposition]if pain shoots through your body, you feel it going quickly through itshoot through/along▪ A sharp pain suddenly shot along his arm.shooting pains(=continuous short pains passing through your body)9.) shoot it out (with sb)if people shoot it out, they fight using guns, especially until one person or group is killed or defeated by the other▪ a scene in which the cops shoot it out with the drug dealers10.) shoot yourself in the footto say or do something stupid that will cause you a lot of trouble▪ If he keeps talking, pretty soon he'll shoot himself in the foot.11.) shoot questions at sbto ask someone a lot of questions very quickly▪ The prosecutor shot a series of rapid questions at Hendrickson.12.) shoot your mouth off informalto talk about something that you should not talk about or that you know nothing about▪ Don't go shooting your mouth off.13.) shoot the bull/breezeAmE informal to have an informal conversation about unimportant things▪ Cal and I were sitting on the porch, shooting the breeze.14.) shootAmE spoken used to tell someone to start speaking▪ 'I have a few questions.' 'OK, shoot.'15.) shoot from the hipto say what you think in a direct way, or make a decision very quickly, without thinking about it first16.) shoot to fame/stardom/prominenceto suddenly become very famous▪ Brian, an air steward, shot to fame on the television show 'Big Brother'.17.) shoot to number 1/to the top of the charts etcto suddenly become very successful in the popular music charts (=the list of records that have sold the most copies that week)▪ Westlife's new album shot straight to the top of the charts.18.) shoot hoops/baskets informalto practise throwing ↑basketballs into the basket19.) shoot the rapidsto sail a small boat along a river that is moving very fast over rocks, as a sport▪ He was shooting the rapids when his canoe capsized.20.) shoot pool informalto play the game of ↑pool21.) shoot crapsAmE informal to play the game of craps22.) ¦(PLANTS)¦if a plant shoots, a new part of it starts to grow, especially a new stem and leaves23.) ¦(LOCK ON A DOOR)¦ [T]to move the ↑bolt on a door so that it is in the locked or unlocked position24.) have shot your bolt[i]BrE informal also have shot your wad informal AmE to have used all of your money, power, energy etc25.) shoot your load informalto ↑ejaculate→blame/shoot the messenger at ↑messenger1 (2)shoot down [shoot sb/sth<=>down] phr v1.) to make an enemy plane crash to the ground, by firing weapons at it▪ His plane was shot down over France in 1944.2.) to kill or seriously injure someone by shooting them, especially someone who cannot defend themselves▪ The army were accused of shooting down unarmed demonstrators.3.) informal to say or show that someone's ideas or opinions are wrong or stupid▪ I tried to help, but all my suggestions were shot down in flames , as usual.shoot for/at [shoot for/at sth] phr vto try to achieve a particular aim, especially one that is very difficult= ↑aim for▪ We are shooting for a 50% increase in sales in the next financial year.shoot off phr vto leave somewhere quickly or suddenly▪ Sorry, but I'll have to shoot off before the end of the meeting.shoot through phr vAusE informal to leave a place quickly, especially in order to avoid someone or something→be shot through with sth at ↑shot2 (3)shoot up phr v1.) to increase very quickly and suddenly▪ Demand for water has shot up by 70% over the last 30 years.2.) if a child shoots up, he or she grows taller very quickly and suddenly▪ I can't believe this is Joshua - he's shot up since we last saw him!3.) shoot sb/sth<=>upto cause serious injury or damage to someone or something by shooting them with bullets▪ Then two men came in and shot up the entire lobby.4.) shoot up (sth) informal to put illegal drugs into your blood, using a needle▪ Kids as young as ten are shooting up heroin.shoot 2shoot2 n1.) the part of a plant that comes up above the ground when it is just beginning to grow, or a new part that grows on an existing plant▪ Tender green shoots will appear in February.2.) an occasion when someone takes photographs or makes a film▪ a photo shoot sponsored by Kodakon a shoot▪ She's out on a video shoot .3.) an occasion when people shoot birds or animals for sport, or the area of land where they do thison a shoot▪ The royal party was on a shoot when the incident occurred.4.) green shoots (of recovery)BrE the first sign that a situation is improving, especially an economic situationshoot 3shoot3 interjection AmE informal[Date: 1900-2000; Origin: Used to avoid saying shit]used to show that you are annoyed or disappointed about something▪ Oh, shoot! I forgot to buy milk.
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