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shoot

verb
 
 
/ʃuːt/ ( past tense and past participle shot)
INJURE [T] B1 to injure or kill a person or animal by firing a bullet from a gun at them
postrzelić, zastrzelić
[often passive] He was robbed and then shot in the stomach. An innocent bystander was shot dead in the incident.Handguns and riflesAiming and aimHand weapons
FIRE BULLET [I, T] to fire a bullet from a gun
strzelać
Don't shoot!Handguns and riflesAiming and aimHand weapons
SPORT [I] B1 to try to score points in sports such as football by hitting, kicking, or throwing the ball towards the goal
strzelać, rzucać
General terms used in ball sports
shoot across/out/up, etc to move somewhere very quickly
pędzić/wyskoczyć itp.
She shot across the road without looking.Moving quickly
FILM [T] to use a camera to record a film or take a photograph
filmować, kręcić
[often passive] Most of the film was shot in Italy.PhotographyProduction, direction and recording
(Definition of shoot verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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