Translation of "shoot" - English-Spanish dictionary

shoot

verb uk /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 uk /ʃuːt/

a new branch or stem growing on a plant

brote
bamboo shoots

(Translation 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.

(Translation of “shoot” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)