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Noun
An attempt to do something
“But in the same interview he cast doubt on whether he even wanted to have a shot at the Breakfast Show.”
Noun
A ball of stone or metal used as a missile shot from a large gun or cannon
“The cannon have run out of shot.”
Noun
The firing of a gun or cannon
“When he didn't hear a single shot fired, Ben chanced a look behind him and saw Jen running after him.”
Noun
An injection of a drug or vaccine
“Our voice can encourage a fragile senior to get a flu shot or pneumococcal vaccine.”
Noun
The portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time
“… drank a shot of whisky.”
Noun
A photograph
“The photographer took the shot from a closer angle, or maybe used a zoom of some kind.”
Noun
A hit, stroke, or kick of the ball in sports such as football, tennis, or golf
“His refusal to go down often results in defenders getting extra shots at the ball.”
Noun
A person with a specified level of ability in shooting
“The second, while not a competitor, is an excellent shot and a genuine professional.”
Adjective
“Do orange and purple shot silk cushions actually enhance my decor?”
Verb
Simple past tense for discharge a projectile, often to injure or kill
“Moss's contention that these lands have been manipulated for producing more game to shoot is historically correct, but that is changing too.”
Verb
Simple past tense for move or cause to move suddenly and rapidly in a particular direction
“Cloud looked up at the mountain ahead of them and saw lightning shoot across the area.”
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Simple past tense for fire a bullet from a gun or discharge an arrow from a bow
“If they can randomly shoot at cars and nothing happens to them, we have a security situation which is about to implode.”
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Simple past tense for to take a photograph of
“The 17 to 20-year-olds used their new skills to script, shoot and edit the five-minute pieces.”
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“I pictured the vines shooting out and finally felt the warmth that meant the magic was coming.”
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“Faster than a machine gun can shoot bullets.”
Verb
“… you've been wanting to say something since this meeting started, so shoot.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to mark with small spots especially unevenly
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Simple past tense for to cause to go or be taken from one place to another
Verb
Past participle for discharge a projectile, often to injure or kill
“Moss's contention that these lands have been manipulated for producing more game to shoot is historically correct, but that is changing too.”
Verb
Past participle for move or cause to move suddenly and rapidly in a particular direction
“Cloud looked up at the mountain ahead of them and saw lightning shoot across the area.”
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Past participle for to take a photograph of
“The 17 to 20-year-olds used their new skills to script, shoot and edit the five-minute pieces.”
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Verb
“… you've been wanting to say something since this meeting started, so shoot.”
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