Translation of "shoot" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /ʃuːt/ (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.

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