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We were ordered not to shoot until he gave the signal.
They were shooting at bottles on a wall.
The police officers had instructions to shoot the kidnapper on sight.
It's not clear whether they were shooting to kill.
The man was shot in the head as he left the bar.
Two of our officers were shot dead.
The victim had been shot at close range.
She shot the ball from the foul line and scored her first point.
He hasn't been shooting very well this season.
The car shot across the road at high speed.
They could see flames shooting into the air.
This is the American English definition of shoot. View British English definition of shoot.
very unpleasant or dirty
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