shoot translate English to German: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "shoot" - English-German 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 schießen The enemy were shooting at us He shot an arrow through the air.
to hit or kill with a bullet, arrow etc (er-)schießen He went out to shoot pigeons He was sentenced to be shot at dawn.
to direct swiftly and suddenly senden She shot them an angry glance.
to move swiftly schießen 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) drehen 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 schießen He shot from just outside the penalty box.
to kill (game birds etc) for sport. jagen
shoot down
to hit (a plane) with eg a shell and cause it to crash abschießen They shot down one of the enemy planes.
shoot rapids
to pass through rapids (in a canoe). über eine Stromschnelle hinwegschießen
shoot up
to grow or increase rapidly in die Höhe schießen Prices have shot up.
(Definition of shoot from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More