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shooting British & World English

The action or practice of shooting

shoot British & World English

Kill or wound (a person or animal) with a bullet or arrow

shooting box British & World English

A lodge used by hunters in the shooting season

shooting coat British & World English

A padded waterproof coat with large pockets, worn when shooting game

shooting star1 British & World English

A small, rapidly moving meteor burning up on entering the earth’s atmosphere

shooting war British & World English

A war in which there is armed conflict as opposed to mere threats, propaganda, or sanctions

trap shooting British & World English

The sport of shooting at clay pigeons released from a spring trap

wing shooting British & World English

The shooting of birds in flight

shooting board British & World English

A board with a step-shaped profile used to guide the motion of a plane relative to a workpiece to ensure accurate planing

shooting jacket British & World English

Another term for safari jacket.

shooting range British & World English

An area provided with targets for the controlled practice of shooting

shooting script British & World English

A final movie or television script with scenes arranged in the order in which they will be filmed

shooting stick British & World English

A walking stick with a handle that unfolds to form a seat and a sharpened end which can be stuck firmly in the ground

snipe shooting British & World English

(In white usage) the practice, once not uncommon, of hunting Aboriginal people with guns

shooting gallery British & World English

A room or fairground booth used for recreational shooting at targets with guns or airguns

outshoot British & World English

Shoot better than (someone else)

reshoot British & World English

Shoot (a scene of a film) again or differently

shoot up in shoot British & World English

(Especially of a child) grow taller rapidly

shoot up British & World English

(Especially of a child) grow taller rapidly

shoot up in shoot someone/thing up British & World English

Inject oneself (or someone else) with a narcotic drug

shot2 British & World English

Interspersed with a different colour

shoot hoops British & World English

Play basketball

shoot through in shoot British & World English

Leave, typically to escape from or avoid someone or something

shoot through British & World English

Leave, typically to escape from or avoid someone or something

skeet British & World English

A shooting sport in which a clay target is thrown from a trap to simulate the flight of a bird

skeet shooting in skeet British & World English

A shooting sport in which a clay target is thrown from a trap to simulate the flight of a bird

troubleshoot British & World English

Analyse and solve serious problems for a company or other organization

shoot it out in shoot British & World English

Engage in a decisive confrontation, typically a gun battle

shoot a line in shoot British & World English

Describe something in an exaggerated or untruthful way

shoot someone/thing up in shoot British & World English

Cause great damage to something by shooting

shoot it out British & World English

Engage in a decisive confrontation, typically a gun battle

shoot a line British & World English

Describe something in an exaggerated or untruthful way

shoot someone/thing up British & World English

Cause great damage to something by shooting

shoot the breeze in shoot British & World English

Have a casual conversation

shoot one's cuffs in shoot British & World English

Pull one’s shirt cuffs out to project beyond the cuffs of one’s jacket or coat

shoot someone/thing down in shoot British & World English

Bring down an aircraft or missile by shooting at it

shoot the breeze British & World English

Have a casual conversation

shoot one's cuffs British & World English

Pull one’s shirt cuffs out to project beyond the cuffs of one’s jacket or coat

shoot someone/thing down British & World English

Bring down an aircraft or missile by shooting at it

shoot the messenger in messenger British & World English

Treat the bearer of bad news as if they were to blame for it

shoot the messenger British & World English

Treat the bearer of bad news as if they were to blame for it


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