Translation of "shoot" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /ʃuːt/ us /ʃut/ past tense and past participle shot

B1 to hurt or kill a person or animal by firing a bullet from a gun

sparare a
He was shot dead in the incident. È stato ucciso colpito da un proiettile nell’incidente.

B1 to fire a bullet from a gun

Don’t shoot! Non sparate!

B1 to try to score points in some sports by hitting, kicking, or throwing the ball towards the goal

tirare, lanciare
He shot from the middle of the field and managed to score. Ha tirato da metà campo ed è riuscito a segnare.

to move somewhere very quickly

schizzare, sfrecciare
She shot out of the room. È uscita di corsa dalla stanza.
noun uk /ʃuːt/ us /ʃut/

a new branch or stem growing on a plant

bamboo shoots germogli di bambù

(Translation of “shoot” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)