Translation of shoot in Spanish:
- 1 (Botany) (bud, young leaf)(from seed, potato)Example sentences
- Three similar branches, shoots or tillers per plant were selected for the three treatments.
- Separate two to three young roots and shoots from the main plant every 4 to 5 years.
- Tiny flowers may appear in late summer - pinch off the blooms and growing shoots of young plants to maintain foliage colour and encourage bushiness.
- 2 2.1 (shooting party)(expedition)pheasants reared for the shoot2.2 (land)faisanes criados para caza(British English)coto (masculine) or vedado (masculine) (de caza)Example sentences
- The game shoots of the area supply plenty of pheasant in season, but other game, such as grouse, has suffered due to a succession of wet winters.
- Game farmers hatch out eggs and day old chicks or poults are delivered to the shoot depending on the model they are operating.
- There is another similar shoot up the same valley.
- It featured a sporting clay shoot, guided hunts for pheasant and quail and a celebrity dinner with live and silent auctions.
- In the first, the applicant S took part in a protest against a grouse shoot.
- Grouse and partridge shoots are run separately.
- 3 (Cinema)Example sentences
- Based on what I have learned from past experiences, here are some pointers to make the most of your camp's video or photography shoot.
- It may be an unusual combination, but the two pursuits don't necessarily conflict, except when Ciara turns up for a fashion shoot sporting a few cuts and bruises.
- ‘The rest of the week, I have modeling shoots and press conferences,’ she said.
transitive verb past tense & past participle shot
- 1 1.1(person/animal)they shot him three times in the legspegarle un tiro or un balazo aI've been shot!le pegaron tres tiros en las piernasshe was shot in the arm¡me han herido!they shot him deadrecibió un balazo en el brazolo mataron a tiros/de un tiro(by firing squad)to shoot oneselflo fusilaronhe got o was shot while filming the riotspegarse un tiroyou'll get shot for that! [colloquial]recibió un balazo mientras filmaba los disturbiosyou'll get me shot! [colloquial]¡te van a matar! [colloquial]he deserves to be shot¡me van a matar por tu culpa! [colloquial]to shoot something to pieces o bits¡es (como) para matarlo! [colloquial]to shoot the breeze o bull (American English)hacer añicos or pedazos algo1.2 (hunt)darle a la lengua or a la sinhueso [colloquial](duck/rabbit/deer)Example sentences
- Some people argue that hunting is more cruel than shooting as some hunts last for 25 miles and up to 8 hours.
- Throughout his life he maintained an interest in country ways including National Hunt racing, shooting and fly-fishing.
- On the other hand, I know there are a lot of folks living outside Manhattan who hunt or enjoy shooting.
- He was shot dead with a bullet to his head in the streets of the camp.
- Robinson was shot dead even though he could have been wounded and arrested.
- One soldier was shot dead and two wounded on Monday as they stood guard outside a weapons depot.
- 2 2.1 (fire) she shot him a suspicious glanceto shoot questions at somebodyle lanzó una mirada recelosa2.2 (eject, propel) the passengers were shot out of their seatsacribillar a alguien a preguntaslos pasajeros salieron despedidos de sus asientosExample sentences
- His car then shot forward, hit Mr Skipworth, and then careered into a second parked car.
- Her car then shot forward and went over the cliff through the railings between some seating.
- He shot forward suddenly, knocking me backwards with a powerful kick to my chest.
- Seiya shot at her but the bullets were absorbed by her shield and sent back at her.
- Leroy shot at me, but there had only been one bullet in the gun and it only clicked.
- The kids I see and eat with every day still want to help this country, in spite of getting shot at while doing it.
- 3 (pass swiftly) See examples: to shoot the rapidsto shoot the lights (British English) [colloquial]salvar los rápidossaltarse la luz roja or (in Mexico also) pasarse los altos
- 4 4.1 (Sport)(ball/puck)Nelson shot 66 yesterday (in golf)he shot four basketsNelson hizo ayer el recorrido en 66 golpes4.2 (play)encestó cuatro veces(American English)to shoot craps/billiardsjugar ajugar a los dados/al billarExample sentences
- The two plan to use all of their knowledge of cardsharking, pool shooting, and rolling dice at an unprecedented worldwide gathering of hustlers.
- I don't know if he could shoot pool, although I had the feeling finding out could prove expensive.
- Show me an accountant that shoots pool, and I'll show you a game that is carefully calculated.
- Melissa Nawa improved her game, shooting an amazing six-over-par 78 but Michael Chiluba bowed out of the competition.
- Meanwhile, Englands Lee Westwood shot a four-under-par 67 yesterday.
- The Australian shot a final round of 63 for a 26-under-par total of 262 to secure his second win of the season and third European Tour title.
- 6 (inject) [slang](heroin/cocaine)chutarse [slang]picarse [slang]pincharse [colloquial]Example sentences
- Then you say, "now can i ask you a question?", then Dominic says "okay, shoot".
- Okay, shoot. But don't ask me who the vice president of India is. I hope you know I dont really read news papers that much.
- In the last three weeks, up to 25 drug users have come here every night to shoot heroin and cocaine into their veins.
- In addition, there were frequent public outcries over the users' behaviors, such as shooting their drugs openly in public places.
- And while the woman did shoot heroin, she also shot a lot of cocaine.
intransitive verb past tense & past participle shot
- 1 1.1 (fire weapon) don't move or I'll shoot!to shoot wide/straight¡no se mueva o disparo!to shoot to killdisparar desviado/certeramenteto shootdisparar or tirar a matar
atsomebody/somethingthey shot at the crowddispararle aalguien/ aalgo1.2 (hunt) to go shooting 1.3 (proceed) [colloquial]can I ask you something? — sure, shoot!le dispararon a la muchedumbredispararon sobre la muchedumbre¿te puedo preguntar algo? — claro ¡dispara! or (Latin America) ¡pregunta nomás!Example sentences
- So you never saw him shoot a gun, fire a weapon, right?
- She couldn't shoot a gun, but she could start a fire without a problem.
- At drop off the teacher shoots a starting gun and I sprint from the building and peel out of the parking lot to go and do things.
- 2 (move swiftly) See examples: their record shot straight to number onewe were shooting along at 100mphsu disco subió directamente al número unoshe shot past, almost knocking me overíbamos como una bala or como un bólido a 100 millas por hora [colloquial]the days shot bypasó como una bala or como un bólido y casi me atropella [colloquial]he shot out of his seatlos días pasaron volandosaltó del asiento
- 3 (Sport) to shoot at goaltirar al arco or (Spain) a puertaExample sentences
- He chested down a cross on the edge of the box, juggled it once on his foot with back to goal, turned and shot with his left.
- He can dribble, he is not afraid to beat men, and of course he can cross, shoot and take free kicks perfectly-what more could you really want from a midfielder?
- Our game plan in the Finals was to take the puck wide, shoot, and go for rebounds.
- 4 (Cinema)Example sentences
- Much of the film is intentionally shot on video tape, so some scenes look grainy and soft.
- It also meant that every sequence in the film could be shot on location, without the need to make the scenes inside the cab look as though they are fake.
- Once all the ingredients are assembled, making a film involves shooting scenes and editing them to create the final sensation.
- 5 (Botany)(plant)(seed)Example sentences
- Vines were also shooting out at Hadez as he spoke.
- When Dahlia tubers shoot, divide and plant in a sunny spot in the garden.
- Then they start shooting out seeds, which go a certain distance then fall to the ground and grow.
- Near the base each cord has a short branch shooting upward on its right side.
- Spiky vines shot out of the grass.
- I pictured the vines shooting out and finally felt the warmth that meant the magic was coming.
- 1.1 1.2
- 1.1 (leave quickly)
- 1verb + adverb (emerge quickly)
- 1verb + adverb 1.1 (grow tall)
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