Translation of "shot" - English-Spanish dictionary


uk /ʃɒt/ us /ʃɑt/

past tense and past participle of shoot

pasado simple y participio pasado de “shoot”
noun uk /ʃɒt/ us /ʃɑt/

the act of firing a bullet from a gun

Three shots / were fired.

an attempt to score a point in sports such as football

tiro, lanzamiento
Good shot!

a photograph

I got / a good shot of them leaving the hotel together.
like a shot

If someone does something like a shot, they do it quickly and enthusiastically.

como un rayo
If I had the chance to go to Paris, I’d be there like a shot.

(Translation of “shot” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ʃot/

a single act of shooting

tiro, disparo
He fired one shot.

the sound of a gun being fired

He heard a shot.

a throw, hit, turn etc in a game or competition

It’s your shot
Can I have a shot?
He played some good shots in that tennis match
Good shot!

an attempt

tentativa, intento
I don’t know if I can do that, but I’ll have a shot (at it).

something which is shot or fired, especially small lead bullets used in cartridges

bala, proyectil
lead shot.

a photograph, especially a scene in a film

foto, toma
a close-up shot.

an injection

inyección, pinchazo
The doctor gave me a shot.

a marksman

He’s a good shot.
shotgun noun

a type of rifle that fires shot

a double-barrelled shotgun.
like a shot

very quickly; eagerly

sin pensárselo, sin dudar
He accepted my invitation like a shot.
a shot in the dark noun

a guess based on little or no information

un intento a ciegas
The detective admitted that his decision to check the factory had just been a shot in the dark.

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

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