Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “shoot”

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
застрелить, ранить выстрелом
[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
стрелять
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
бить по воротам
General terms used in ball sports
shoot across/out/up, etc to move somewhere very quickly
бросаться, мчаться через/из/по и т. д.
She shot across the road without looking.Moving quickly
FILM [T] to use a camera to record a film or take a photograph
снимать (кино), фотографировать
[often passive] Most of the film was shot in Italy.PhotographyProduction, direction and recording
(Definition of shoot verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “shoot” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pint

a measure for liquid equal to about half a litre

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More