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Pronunciation: /ʃɑːt; ʃɒt/

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (from gun, rifle) disparo (masculine), tiro (masculine), balazo (masculine); (from cannon) cañonazo (masculine) she fired three shots disparó tres veces a shot across the bows [Nautical/Náutica] un cañonazo de advertencia an exchange of shots un tiroteo a shot in the dark un palo de ciego like a shot if they offered it to me, I'd take it like a shot si me lo ofrecieran, no dudaría un minuto en aceptarlo [colloquial/familiar] she was off like a shot salió disparada or [colloquial/familiar] como un bólido he was there like a shot en medio minuto se plantó allí [colloquial/familiar] to call the shots mandar, tener* la última palabra to have a shot in the/one's locker (British English/inglés británico) tener* una carta en la manga, tener* una baza guardada the government still has some shots (left) in its locker al gobierno aún le queda alguna carta or baza por jugar
    Example sentences
    • Carter recommended firing two aimed shots to establish where the rifle is hitting.
    • Cursing himself for being so stupid, Bryce took aim and fired a single shot at the man's left leg.
    • When he didn't hear a single shot fired, Ben chanced a look behind him and saw Jen running after him.
    1.2 (marksman) a good/poor shot un buen/mal tirador he's no shot: he can't hit anything tiene muy mala puntería; nunca da en el blanco
  • 2 [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 countable/numerable (attempt, try) it costs $50 a shot son 50 dólares por vezshot at sth/-ing I'd like another shot at it me gustaría volver a intentarlo or volver a hacer la tentativa she had another shot at convincing them nuevamente trató de convencerlos have a shot at it ¿por qué no lo intentas?, haz la prueba he gave it his best shot lo hizo lo mejor que pudo 2.2 (chance) (no plural/sin plural) an 8 to 1 shot una probabilidad entre 8 a long shot it's a very long shot, but it might just work es una posibilidad muy remota pero quizás resulte not by a long shot ni por asomo, ni mucho menos he's not as good as she is, not by a long shot él no es, ni por asomo, tan bueno como ella, él no es tan bueno como ella ni mucho menos
    Example sentences
    • You don't even have a shot at making something good if you don't sit down and give it a try.
    • Whatever people say about their team, all we know is we have a shot at making history.
    • In a perfect world, nearly every track on this album would have a shot at the top of the charts.
  • 3 countable/numerable 3.1 [Photography/Fotografía] foto (feminine) 3.2 [Cinema/Cine] toma (feminine) location shots exteriores (masculine plural)
    Example sentences
    • Is there really a need for slow motion shots of him running with an American flag?
    • Indeed elegance is the last thing you might have expected from the opening shots of the film.
    • It is really the exterior shots and fight sequences which give the film its scope and grandeur.
    Example sentences
    • Even the most amateur of photographers can snap perfect shots in this idyllic place.
    • In the same frame as Akayesu's photograph is a shot of Prosper taken earlier in the trial.
    • At a team practice, a local photographer snaps some shots of her which he hopes to sell on the open market.
    Example sentences
    • I think she was pleased to have her tree photographed there, though, but tried her best to be out of shot.
    • Have the assistant who will fire the trigger, out of camera shot on the ground.
    • Perhaps there is an unsightly electricity pylon just out of camera shot?
  • 4 4.1 countable/numerable (projectile) proyectil (masculine), bala (feminine) 4.2 uncountable/no numerable (pellets) (lead) shot perdigones (masculine plural) 4.3 countable/numerable (used in shotput) bala (feminine), peso (masculine) (Spain/España) to put the shot lanzar* la bala or (Spain/España) el peso
    Example sentences
    • Right before you get ready to throw the shot, take a deep breath in and let it out.
    • These are things that are not going to allow you to repeat and throw a good shot.
    • I practised throwing the shot in the orchard and I ran the 800m to national standard.
    Example sentences
    • They were made of wrought iron strips bound together with hoops and fired stone shot.
  • 6 countable/numerable 6.1 (injection) inyección (feminine) a shot in the arm una ayuda, un estímulo 6.2 (of drink) poquito (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • This happens when alcohol is added to a non-alcoholic drink, or when an alcoholic drink has shots of spirits added without the person requesting it.
    • One winter they ran out of beer, so people were drinking shots of whiskey with red-wine chasers.
    • Then we ordered shots of whiskey to drink with our beer.
    Example sentences
    • Immunization shots and antiviral drugs are apparently not plentiful enough to withstand a pandemic.
    • The current vaccine involves six shots with yearly boosters.
    • The biggest problem people have is usually some tenderness at the site of the vaccination, but flu shots absolutely don't cause the flu.

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Pronunciation: /ʃɑːt; ʃɒt/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (variegated) shot silk seda (feminine) tornasolada her hair was already shot with grey tenía ya algunas canas, ya tenía el pelo entrecano
    Example sentences
    • Sometimes they were shot with streaks of ultramarine, or they lit up the sea like jade.
    • We came to the small medieval town of Orchha as the sun was sinking from a pink and grey sky shot with golden threads.
    • The back is greenish and the sides silvery, shot with blue and pink.
    1.2 (pervaded, permeated) to be shot through with sth estar* plagado de algo the whole argument was shot through with inconsistencies todo el razonamiento estaba plagado de faltas de coherencia
    Example sentences
    • Some of the songs are shot through with what seems like a deliberately ambiguous approach.
    • The novels are shot through with a Burkean fear of enlightenment rationalism.
    • Pipes's book is shot through with essentialism and questionable generalizations.
  • 2 (worn-out) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], deshecho, hecho polvo [colloquial/familiar]
  • 3 (rid) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] to get shot of sth/sb sacarse* or quitarse algo/a algn de encima, deshacerse* de algo/algn

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