There are 3 translations of shot in Spanish:

shot1

Pronunciation: /ʃɑːt; ʃɒt/

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In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.

There are 3 translations of shot in Spanish:

shot2

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (from gun, rifle) disparo (m), tiro (m), balazo (m); (from cannon) cañonazo (m) she fired three shots disparó tres veces a shot across the bows [Naut] 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 [familiar/colloquial] she was off like a shot salió disparada or [familiar/colloquial] como un bólido he was there like a shot en medio minuto se plantó allí [familiar/colloquial] parting shot palabras (fpl) de despedida do it yourself, was her parting shot —háztelo tú— me lanzó como despedida to call the shots mandar, tener* la última palabra to have a shot in the/one's locker (BrE) 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 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 c (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 pl) 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

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In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.

There are 3 translations of shot in Spanish:

shot3

adj

  • 1 1.1 (variegated) shot silk seda (f) tornasolada her hair was already shot with grey tenía ya algunas canas, ya tenía el pelo entrecano 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
  • 2 (worn-out) (esp AmE) [colloquial/familiar], deshecho, hecho polvo [familiar/colloquial]
  • 3 (rid) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] to get shot of sth/sb sacarse* or quitarse algo/a algn de encima, deshacerse* de algo/algn

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In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.