There are 3 translations of shoot in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ʃuːt/


  • 1 [Botany/Botánica] (bud, young leaf) brote (m), retoño (m), renuevo (m); (from seed, potato) brote (m)
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    • 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) partida (f) de caza; (expedition) cacería (f) pheasants reared for the shoot faisanes criados para caza 2.2 (land) (British English/inglés británico) coto (m) or vedado (m) (de caza)
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    • 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.
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    • 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/Cine] rodaje (m), filmación (f)
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    • 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.

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There are 3 translations of shoot in Spanish:


vt (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado shot)

  • 1 1.1 [person/animal] pegarle* un tiro or un balazo a they shot him three times in the legs le pegaron tres tiros en las piernas I've been shot! ¡me han herido! she was shot in the arm recibió un balazo en el brazo they shot him dead lo mataron a tiros/de un tiro (by firing squad) lo fusilaron to shoot oneself pegarse* un tiro he got o was shot while filming the riots recibió un balazo mientras filmaba los disturbios you'll get shot for that! [colloquial/familiar] ¡te van a matar! [colloquial/familiar] you'll get me shot! [colloquial/familiar] ¡me van a matar por tu culpa! [colloquial/familiar] he deserves to be shot ¡es (como) para matarlo! [colloquial/familiar] to shoot sth to pieces o bits hacer* añicos or pedazos algo to shoot the breeze o bull (American English/inglés norteamericano) darle* a la lengua or a la sinhueso [colloquial/familiar]
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    • 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.
    1.2 (hunt) [duck/rabbit/deer] cazar*
  • 2 2.1 (fire) [bullet] disparar, tirar; [arrow/missile] lanzar*, arrojar she shot him a suspicious glance le lanzó una mirada recelosa to shoot questions at sb acribillar a algn a preguntas 2.2 (eject, propel) lanzar*, despedir*, arrojar the passengers were shot out of their seats los pasajeros salieron despedidos de sus asientos
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    • 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.
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    • 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) to shoot the rapids salvar los rápidos to shoot the lights (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] saltarse la luz roja or (in Mexico also/en México también) pasarse los altos
  • 4 4.1 [Sport/Deporte] [ball/puck] lanzar*; [goal] marcar*, anotar(se) (Latin America/América Latina) Nelson shot 66 yesterday (in golf) Nelson hizo ayer el recorrido en 66 golpes he shot four baskets encestó cuatro veces 4.2 (play) (American English/inglés norteamericano) jugar* a to shoot craps/billiards jugar* a los dados/al billar
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    • 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.
  • 6 (inject) [slang/argot] [heroin/cocaine] chutarse [slang/argot], picarse* [slang/argot], pincharse [colloquial/familiar]
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    • 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 don’t really read news papers that much.
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    • 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.

vi (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado shot)

  • 1 1.1 (fire weapon) disparar don't move or I'll shoot! ¡no se mueva o disparo! to shoot wide/straight disparar desviado/certeramente to shoot to kill disparar or tirar a matar to shoot at sb/sth dispararle a algn/a algo they shot at the crowd le dispararon a la muchedumbre, dispararon sobre la muchedumbre 1.2 (hunt) cazar* to go shooting ir* de caza
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    • 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.
    1.3 (proceed) [colloquial/familiar] can I ask you something? — sure, shoot! ¿te puedo preguntar algo? — claro ¡dispara! or (Latin America/América Latina) ¡pregunta nomás!
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    • 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) their record shot straight to number one su disco subió directamente al número uno we were shooting along at 100mph íbamos como una bala or como un bólido a 100 millas por hora [colloquial/familiar] she shot past, almost knocking me over pasó como una bala or como un bólido y casi me atropella [colloquial/familiar] the days shot by los días pasaron volando he shot out of his seat saltó del asiento
  • 3 [Sport/Deporte] tirar, disparar, chutar, chutear (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) to shoot at goal tirar al arco or (Spain/España) a puerta
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    • The ball shot to the off side.
    • The ball shot through my legs and we managed to scramble two byes.
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    • 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.
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    • Melissa Nawa improved her game, shooting an amazing six-over-par 78 but Michael Chiluba bowed out of the competition.
    • Meanwhile, England’s 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.
  • 4 [Cinema/Cine] rodar*, filmar
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    • 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/Botánica] [plant] brotar; [seed] germinar
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

Phrasal verbs

shoot down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 [plane] derribar, abatir 1.2 [argument] rebatir

shoot for

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento (American English/inglés norteamericano)
aspirar a

shoot off

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
1.1 (leave quickly) irse* or salir* disparado or [colloquial/familiar] como un bólido 1.2 (ejaculate) (British English/inglés británico) [vulgar], venirse* [vulgar], correrse (Spain/España) [vulgar], acabar (South America/América del Sur) [slang/argot], derramarse (Colombia) [vulgar]

shoot out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (emerge quickly) salir* disparado or [colloquial/familiar] como un bólido 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (put out) sacar* (rápidamente) to shoot it out (with sb) the terrorists shot it out with the police los terroristas y la policía la emprendieron a tiros

shoot up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (grow tall) crecer* mucho he's really shot up ha crecido muchísimo, ha pegado tremendo estirón [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (go up quickly) [prices/temperature] dispararse; [flames] alzarse*; [object] salir* disparado; [buildings] aparecer* (de la nada) several hands shot up inmediatamente se alzaron varias manos 1.3 (inject drugs) [slang/argot] chutarse [slang/argot], picarse* [slang/argot], pincharse [colloquial/familiar] 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [colloquial/familiar] (with machine gun) ametrallar; (with hand gun) tirotear, balear (Latin America/América Latina) , balacear (Mexico/México)

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