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To use a gun

aim

verb

to point a gun or an object you are throwing at something that you want to hit

cock

verb

to make a gun ready to fire

cover

verb

to protect someone from attack by pointing a gun at someone who might shoot them

cover

verb

to prevent someone from moving or escaping by pointing a gun towards them

discharge

verb

to fire a weapon

fight

verb

if people fight, they use guns or other weapons against each other

fire

verb

if a weapon fires, or if someone fires it, someone uses it to shoot

fire off

to shoot with a gun or other weapon

let off

to fire a gun or bullet

load

verb

to put bullets into a gun

open up

to start shooting a gun

outgun

verb

to have more guns and other weapons than someone who you are fighting

pack

verb

to carry a gun with you

pop

verb

to shoot a gun

pull

verb

to take a gun or knife out of a pocket and be ready to use it

reload

verb

to put something into an object such as a gun or a camera so that it is ready to use again

shoot

verb

to fire a gun

sight

verb

to aim a gun at something

snipe

verb

to shoot at someone from a hidden place

stick ’em up

if someone with a gun tells you to stick ’em up, they are ordering you to raise your arms above your head, usually because they are going to steal money or goods from you

train

verb

if you train a gun, camera, or light on someone or something, you point it at them

unload

verb

to take the bullets or shells out of a gun

zero in on

to aim at someone or something with a gun or camera

at gunpoint

while threatening to shoot someone or while being threatened with a gun

hands up

used when pointing a gun at someone for telling them to raise both their hands

open fire

to start shooting a gun

shoot it out

to fight with someone using guns

hang/hold fire

to not shoot at someone

take aim

to point a gun at something before you shoot

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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