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shoot sb down

phrasal verb with shoot uk   us   /ʃuːt/ verb (shot, shot)
to shoot and usually kill someone, showing no sympathy: I saw Leonforte shoot him down like a dog in the street.
Translations of “shoot sb down”
in Chinese (Traditional) (毫不留情地)擊倒,擊斃(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (毫不留情地)击倒,击毙(某人)…
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