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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
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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