Translation of "shot" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ʃɒt/ us /ʃɑːt/

past simple and past participle of shoot

開(槍),射(箭);發射;射中,射傷,射殺 (球類比賽中)射門;投球 直線衝刺 迅速沖過;飛速通過 拍攝;拍照 打(檯球);玩(雙骰子、賭博遊戲) 注射(毒品)


uk /ʃɒt/ us /ʃɑːt/

shot noun (SPORT)

B2 [ C ] a kick, hit, or throw of the ball that is intended to score points in a sport such as cricket, football, tennis, or golf

And that was a great shot by Márquez! 那是馬奎斯擊出的精彩好球!
Murray drove a forehand shot down the line to win the match. 葛拉芙一記正手擊球,球正好落在界內,從而贏得了比賽。

More examples

  • He scored with a cracking shot into the back of the goal.
  • The crowd cheered as the goalkeeper deflected the shot.
  • His angled shot beat the goalkeeper from 20 yards.
  • He feinted a shot to the left.
  • Vilas misdirected the shot, and the ball went over the net.

shot noun (WEAPON)

B2 [ C ] the action of firing a gun or another weapon

He fired four shots at the car as it drove off. 車駛離時,他向它連開四槍。
a good/poor shot

someone who is skilled/not skilled at aiming and firing a gun


More examples

  • He fired six shots at the target.
  • They fired off several shots to frighten us.
  • Do you mind if I have a few practice shots before we start the game?
  • I had four shots but I didn't even hit the target.
  • The police fired warning shots but the protesters took no notice.

shot noun (ATTEMPT)

[ C usually singular ] informal an attempt to do or achieve something that you have not done before

I thought I'd have a shot at making my own wine. 我想嘗試自己釀造葡萄酒。
I've never tried bowling before, but I thought I'd give it a shot. 我之前從未打過保齡球,不過我想試一下。

More examples

  • He decided to have a shot at building his own house.
  • You can't open the lock? Let me have a shot at it.


B2 [ C ] a photograph

I got/took some really good shots of the harbour at sunset. 我拍了一些夕陽下的海港景色,真的很漂亮。

[ C ] a short piece in a film in which there is a single action or a short series of actions


More examples

  • The movie opens with a dreamy shot of a sunset.
  • The movie opens with a shot of a climber dangling from a precipice.
  • The movie ends with a long tracking shot around the deserted house.
  • I got a wonderful shot of the kids on the boat.
  • I've taken some of my best shots with this camera.

shot noun (AMOUNT OF DRINK)

[ C ] a small amount of an alcoholic drink

a shot of whisky 少量的威士卡

shot noun (DRUG)

a shot of sth informal

the amount of a drug that is put into the body by a single injection

The doctor gave him a shot of morphine. 醫生給他注射了一劑嗎啡。

shot noun (METAL BALL)

[ U ] a mass of small metal balls that are shot from a gun

Shotgun cartridges contain lead shot. 獵槍彈藥筒裡裝有鉛彈。


uk /ʃɒt/ us /ʃɑːt/

shot adjective (CLOTH)

(of silk) having small threads of a colour in it, so that the main colour appears to change depending on the angle at which the cloth is seen

Her evening dress is made of green shot silk. 她的晚禮服是用綠色閃色絲綢做的。

shot adjective (DESTROYED)

informal no longer working or effective

It's no good - these gears are shot. 沒用了——這些齒輪已經磨壞了。

shot adjective (FREE)

get/be shot of sth UK informal

to get rid of or free of something, or to leave something

I can't wait to get shot of this office for a week. 我迫不急待地要離開這間辦公室一個禮拜的時間。
I suspect he left home to get shot of that awful mother of his. 我猜測他離家是爲了擺脫他那位不可理喻的母親。

(Translation of “shot” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)