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Translation of "shot" - English-Russian dictionary

shot

noun [C]     /ʃɒt/
GUN
B2 when a bullet is fired from a gun выстрел 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 удар, бросок Good shot!General terms used in ball sports
PHOTOGRAPH
B2 a photograph фотография, снимок 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 попытаться сделать что-либо, пробовать свои силы в чем-либо 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 укол Drugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug
DRINK
a small amount of a strong alcoholic drink глоток 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
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