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shoot

Pronunciation: /ʃuːt/

Translation of shoot in French:

n

vt (prét, pp shot)

  • 1 tirer [bullet, arrow] (at sur); lancer [missile] (at sur)
  • 2 tirer sur [person, animal]; (kill) abattre [person, animal] she shot him in the leg elle lui a tiré dans la jambe to shoot sb dead abattre qn to shoot oneself se tirer une balle
  • 6to shoot the rapids franchir les rapides
  • 7 (AmE) jouer à [pool]

vi (prét, pp shot)

  • 2to shoot forward s'élancer à toute vitesse the car shot past la voiture est passée en trombe

Phrasal verbs

shoot down

abattre, descendre [fam] [plane, pilot]

shoot up

[flames, spray] jaillir; [prices, profits] monter en flèche
shoot up [sth]shoot [sth] up [fam], (inject) se shooter à [fam] [heroin]

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