shot

All Verb Noun
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  • The long shot is used to set the scene in a film.
  • Student himself was shot and taken out of action for years.
  • While much was shot for these projects, none of them was completed.
  • He was replaced in the scenes remaining to be shot with a double.
  • Because of the distance at which it was shot, it has been described as poor quality.
  • Down there you have to play with your teeth or else you get shot.
  • An attempt to score in this way is called a shot.
  • He then was forced to shoot and kill his daughter and son-in-law.
  • We wanted to shoot a fight scene at the end of the movie.
  • This was also his first film shot in color.
  • The town has been used for location shoots for various film and television series.
  • As soon as they entered, the workers were shot by the prisoners, who killed one.
  • Since they did not show up for the re-shoot, the opening stayed.
  • In addition they shot dead three local people.
  • Another common shot is called the lay-up.
  • Three players for each team in turn take a penalty shot.
  • This rule probably developed to make it harder to run out after the first shot.
  • The relatives say they saw the suit two days after the film was shot.
  • The second was that the shot would spread too quickly providing a very limited effective zone.
  • The second shot shows what they do inside.
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Root form of shot is shoot for the verb.

Meaning of shot

  • noun A solid missile discharged from a firearm
    the shot buzzed past his ear
  • noun A chance to do something
    he wanted a shot at the champion
  • noun A person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
    he is a crack shot, a poor shooter
  • noun An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    his parting shot was `drop dead', she threw shafts of sarcasm, she takes a dig at me every chance she gets
  • noun Sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put
    he trained at putting the shot
  • noun An explosive charge used in blasting
  • noun A blow hard enough to cause injury
    he is still recovering from a shot to his leg, I caught him with a solid shot to the chin
  • noun An attempt to score in a game
  • noun Informal words for any attempt or effort
    he gave it his best shot, he took a stab at forecasting
  • verb Hit with a missile from a weapon
  • verb Kill by firing a missile
  • verb Send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
    shoot a glance
  • verb Throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
    shoot craps, shoot a golf ball
  • verb Emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
    The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth
  • verb Cause a sharp and sudden pain in
    The pain shot up her leg
  • verb Variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors
    shoot cloth
  • verb Throw dice, as in a crap game
  • verb Score
    shoot a basket, shoot a goal
  • verb Utter fast and forcefully
    She shot back an answer
  • verb Measure the altitude of by using a sextant
    shoot a star
  • verb Produce buds, branches, or germinate
    the potatoes sprouted