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verb
  1. 1
    to fire a gun

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    1. c.
      to hunt animals using guns, or to fire guns for pleasure

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  2. 2
    in a sport, to throw or kick a ball in an attempt to score points

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    1. a.
      in golf, to get a particular score

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    2. b.
      to play a particular sport

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  3. 3
    to move very suddenly and quickly

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    1. a.
      to move something quickly and suddenly

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  4. 4
    to take photographs, or to make a movie or video

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  5. 5
    informal if you shoot a drug, you put it into your body with a needle

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