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Definizione monolingua e traduzione shot

Inglese grammatica




  1. Simple past tense and past participle of shoot.

shot (plural shots)

  1. The result of launching a projectile or bullet.
    The shot was wide off the mark.
  2. (sports) The act of launching a ball or similar object toward a goal.
    They took the lead on a last-minute shot.
    • 2011 November 12, “International friendly: England 1-0 Spain”, BBC Sport:
      Englands attacking impetus was limited to one shot from Lampard that was comfortably collected by keeper Iker Casillas, but for all Spains domination of the ball his England counterpart Joe Hart was unemployed.
  3. (athletics) The heavy iron ball used for the shot put.
    The shot flew twenty metres, and nearly landed on the judges foot.
  4. (uncountable) Small metal balls used as ammunition.
  5. (referring to ones skill at firing a gun) Someone who shoots (a gun) regularly
    I brought him hunting as hes a good shot.
    Hed make a bad soldier as hes a lousy shot.
  6. An opportunity or attempt.
    Id like just one more shot at winning this game.
  7. A remark or comment, especially one which is critical or insulting.
    • 2003, Carla Marinucci, ""On inauguration eve, Aaaarnold stands tall,"" San Francisco Chronicle, 16 Nov. (retrieved 18 Apr. 2009):
      Schwarzenegger also is taking nasty shots from his own party, as GOP conservatives bash some of his appointments as Kennedyesque and traitorous to party values.
  8. (slang, sports, US) A punch or other physical blow.
  9. A measure of alcohol, usually spirits, as taken either from a shot-glass or directly from the bottle, equivalent to about 44 milliliters; 1.5 ounces. (""pony shot""= 30 milliliters; 1 fluid ounce)
    Id like a shot of whisky in my coffee.
  10. A single serving of espresso.
  11. (photography, film) A single unbroken sequence of photographic film exposures, or the digital equivalent; an unedited sequence of frames.
    We got a good shot of the hummingbirds mating.
  12. A vaccination or injection.
    I went to the doctor to get a shot for malaria.

shot (comparative more shot, superlative most shot)

  1. (colloquial) Worn out.
    The rear axle will have to be replaced. Its shot.
    • 2004, Garret Keizer, Help: The Original Human Dilemma‎, page 50:
      ... but he finds it hard to resist helping the bosss sister, who also works there and whose body ""is more shot than mine.""
  2. (Of material, especially silk) Woven from warp and weft strands of different colours, resulting in an iridescent appearance.
  3. tired, weary
    I have to go to bed now, Im shot.
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