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English definition of “shoot”


verb [I] (SPORT)    /ʃuːt/ (shot, shot)
B1 to try to score points for yourself or your team, in sports involving a ball, by kicking, hitting, or throwing the ball towards the goal: He shot from the middle of the field and still managed to score.General terms used in ball sports shooter     /ˈʃuː.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/ noun [C] He's thought to be the best shooter in the league.General terms used in ball sports
(Definition of shoot verb (SPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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