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shoot sth down

verb uk phrasal verb with shoot   /ʃuːt/ (shot, shot) us  
to destroy an aircraft or make an aircraft, bird, etc. fall to the ground by shooting at it: He was killed during the war when his plane was shot down.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 擊落,打下(飛機、鳥等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 击落,打下(飞机、鸟等)…
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