shoot translate English to French: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "shoot" - English-French dictionary


verb /ʃuːt/ ( past tense, past participle shot /ʃot/)
(often with at) to send or fire (bullets, arrows etc) from a gun, bow etc
The enemy were shooting at us He shot an arrow through the air.
to hit or kill with a bullet, arrow etc
tirer; fusiller
He went out to shoot pigeons He was sentenced to be shot at dawn.
to direct swiftly and suddenly
She shot them an angry glance.
to move swiftly
(s’)élancer; projeter
He shot out of the room The pain shot up his leg The force of the explosion shot him across the room.
to take (usually moving) photographs (for a film)
That film was shot in Spain We will start shooting next week.
to kick or hit at a goal in order to try to score
He shot from just outside the penalty box.
to kill (game birds etc) for sport.
shoot down to hit (a plane) with eg a shell and cause it to crash
They shot down one of the enemy planes.
shoot rapids to pass through rapids (in a canoe).
franchir des rapides
shoot up to grow or increase rapidly
monter en flèche
Prices have shot up.
(Definition of shoot from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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