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Translation of "shoot" - English-French dictionary

shoot

verb /ʃuːt/ ( past tense, past participle shot /ʃot/)
(often with at) to send or fire (bullets, arrows etc) from a gun, bow etc tirer 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 lancer 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) tourner 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 tirer He shot from just outside the penalty box. to kill (game birds etc) for sport. tirer shoot down to hit (a plane) with eg a shell and cause it to crash abattre 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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