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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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