Spanish translation of “shoot”
shoot verb /ʃuːt/ (past tense, past participle shot /ʃot/)
› (often with at) to send or fire (bullets, arrows etc ) from a gun, bow etc
The enemy were shooting at us He shot an arrow through the air. › to hit or kill with a bullet, arrow etc
fusilar, matar de un tiro
He went out to shoot pigeons He was sentenced to be shot at dawn. › to direct swiftly and suddenly
She shot them an angry glance. › to move swiftly
He shot out of the room The pain shot up his leg The force of the explosion shot him across the room. › to take (usually moving) photographs (for a film)
That film was shot in Spain We will start shooting next week. › to kick or hit at a goal in order to try to score
tirar, disparar, chutar
He shot from just outside the penalty box. › to kill (game birds etc) for sport.
shoot system noun › (biology) the parts of a flowering plant that are visible above the ground such as the stems, leaves, buds, and flowers.
shoot down phrasal verb › to hit (a plane) with eg a shell and cause it to crash
They shot down one of the enemy planes. shoot rapids › to pass through rapids (in a canoe).
shoot up phrasal verb › to grow or increase rapidly
Prices have shot up.