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Definizione monolingua e traduzione shoot



Inglese grammatica

shoot


Verb

shoot (third-person singular simple present shoots, present participle shooting, simple past shot, past participle shot, or rarely shotten)


  1. (transitive) To fire a projectile or energy weapon at.
    The man, in a desperate bid for freedom, grabbed his gun and started shooting anyone he could.
  2. (intransitive, usually, as imperative) To begin to speak.
    — Can I ask you a question?
    — Shoot.
    — Okay, when was the battle of Hastings fought?
  3. (transitive) To hit with a projectile or energy beam from such a weapon.
    He was shot by a police officer.
  4. (intransitive) To move very quickly and suddenly.
    After an initial lag, the experimental groups scores shot past the control groups scores in the fourth week.
    • 1884: Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter VII
      It didnt take me long to get there. I shot past the head at a ripping rate, the current was so swift, and then I got into the dead water and landed on the side towards the Illinois shore.
  5. (transitive) To dismiss or do away with.
    His idea was shot on sight.
  6. (transitive) To photograph.
    He shot the couple in a variety of poses.
    He shot seventeen stills.
  7. (professional wrestling) To deviate from kayfabe, either intentionally or accidentally; to actually connect with unchoreographed fighting blows and maneuvers, or speak ones mind (instead of an agreed-to script).
  8. (surveying) To measure the distance and direction to (a point).
  9. (sports) To make the stated score.
    In my round of golf yesterday I shot a 76.
  10. (slang) To ejaculate.
    After a very short time, he shot his load over the carpet.
  11. To go over or pass quickly through.
    shoot the rapids
  12. (transitive) To tip (something, especially coal) down a chute.
  13. (transitive, colloquial) To inject a drug (such as heroin) intravenously.
Noun

shoot (plural shoots)


  1. The emerging stem and embryonic leaves of a new plant.
  2. A photography session.
  3. (professional wrestling slang) In professional wrestling, an event that is unscripted or legitimate.
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