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English definition of “shoot”

shoot

verb [I/T] (FIRE WEAPON)   /ʃut/ (past tense and past participle shot  /ʃɑt/)
to fire a gun or other weapon , or to hit , injure , or kill someone or something by firing a gun or other weapon : [I] We’d take our bows and arrows and shoot at targets . [T] A long time ago the sergeant learned how to shoot a gun . [T] An unidentified man was shot yesterday afternoon . infml If you say that someone or something should be shot, you are very annoyed by it: [T] This computer should be shot.
(Definition of shoot verb (FIRE WEAPON) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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