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Translation of "shoot" - English-Spanish dictionary

shoot

verb   /ʃuːt/ ( past tense and past participle shot)
B1 to hurt or kill a person or animal by firing a bullet from a gun disparar a, fusilar He was shot dead in the incident.
B1 to fire a bullet from a gun disparar Don’t shoot!
B1 to try to score points in some sports by hitting, kicking, or throwing the ball towards the goal lanzar, chutar He shot from the middle of the field and managed to score.
to move somewhere very quickly irse disparado She shot out of the room.
noun   /ʃuːt/
a new branch or stem growing on a plant brote bamboo shoots
(Definition of shoot from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

shoot

verb /ʃuːt/ ( past tense, past participle shot /ʃot/)
(often with at) to send or fire (bullets, arrows etc ) from a gun, bow etc disparar, lanzar 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 lanzar She shot them an angry glance.
to move swiftly salir disparado 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) rodar, filmar 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. cazar
shoot system noun
(biology) the parts of a flowering plant that are visible above the ground such as the stems, leaves, buds, and flowers. Brote
shoot down phrasal verb
to hit (a plane) with eg a shell and cause it to crash derribar, abatir They shot down one of the enemy planes.
shoot rapids
to pass through rapids (in a canoe). salvar/atravesar rápidos
shoot up phrasal verb
to grow or increase rapidly dispararse Prices have shot up.
(Definition of shoot from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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