Translation of "shoot" - English-Portuguese 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

fuzilar, atirar
He was shot dead in the incident.

B1 to fire a bullet from a gun

atirar, disparar
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

mover rapidamente
She shot out of the room.
noun uk /ʃuːt/ us /ʃut/

a new branch or stem growing on a plant

bamboo shoots

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