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Polish translation of “shot”

shot

noun [C]
 
 
/ʃɒt/
GUN B2 when a bullet is fired from a gun
wystrzał, strzał
Three shots were fired.Handguns and riflesAiming and aimHand weapons
SPORT B2 when someone tries to score points in sports such as football by hitting or throwing the ball
strzał, rzut
Good shot!General terms used in ball sports
PHOTOGRAPH B2 a photograph
zdjęcie
I got a good shot of them leaving the hotel together.Photography
give sth a shot; have/take a shot at sth informal to try to do something, often for the first time
spróbować (swoich) sił w czymś , spróbować czegoś
I've never played football, but I'll give it a shot.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
MEDICINE an amount of medicine put into the body with a special needle
zastrzyk
Drugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug
DRINK a small amount of a strong alcoholic drink
kropelka, kieliszek
a shot of whiskyAlcohol - general wordsMeasurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volume
→ See also long shot, like a shot, a shot in the dark
(Definition of shot noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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