Translation of "shoot" - English-Japanese 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

(銃で)~を撃つ, 狙撃する
He was shot dead in the incident.

B1 to fire a bullet from a gun

Don’t shoot!

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

He shot from the middle of the field and managed to score.

to move somewhere very quickly

突っ走る, さっと通る, 飛び出す
She shot out of the room.
noun uk /ʃuːt/ us /ʃut/

a new branch or stem growing on a plant

新芽, 若枝, 若い茎
bamboo shoots

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