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English definition of “shoot”

shoot

verb     /ʃuːt/ (past tense and past participle shot)
INJURE [T] B1 to injure or kill a person or animal by firing a bullet from a gun at them: [often passive] He was robbed and then shot in the stomach . An innocent bystander was shot dead in the incident .Handguns and riflesAiming and aimHand weapons
FIRE BULLET [I, T] B1 to fire a bullet from a gun : Don't shoot!Handguns and riflesAiming and aimHand weapons
SPORT [I] B1 to try to score points in sports such as football by hitting , kicking , or throwing the ball towards the goal General terms used in ball sports
shoot across/out/up, etc to move somewhere very quickly : She shot across the road without looking .Moving quickly
FILM [T] to use a camera to record a film or take a photograph : [often passive] Most of the film was shot in Italy.PhotographyProduction, direction and recording
(Definition of shoot verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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