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shoot

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun BOT fresh growthbuinneog fem2  c m ubuinneán masc1  c m upéacán masc1  c m ubachlóg fem2 2 noun BOT spur from main stempéacán masc1  c m u
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3 noun CINE, PHOT filming, photography sessionsiút masc4  c m useisiún grianghrafadóireachtaseisiún scannánaíochta 4 noun HUNT hunting outingseilg fem2  c m ucruinniú lámhaigh 5 noun HUNT ground used for huntinglimistéar seilge
verb
6 verb move quickly INTRANSITIVEgluais go tapascinn verb  c m ubog go gastathe car shot past us scinn an carr tharainnthey shot back to the station chuaigh siad ar ais go dtí an stáisiún ar nós na gaoithethe pain shot down my leg scinn an phian síos i mo chosshe shot to fame as a writer bhain sí cáil amach mar scríbhneoir go han-tapa 7 verb fire
TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m uscaoil verb  c m uhe shot four bullets chaith sé ceithre urchar
INTRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m uscaoil verb  c m uto shoot at each other scaoileadh lena chéiledon't shoot! ná scaoil!
to shoot to kill caitheamh le duine lena mharú, scaoileadh le duine lena mharú
8 verb fire weapon at TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m uscaoil verb  c m ulámhach verb  c m u to shoot sb dead duine a scaoileadh agus a mharúto shoot yourself tú féin a scaoileadh, tú féin a lámhachto shoot sb for plotting a revolution duine a lámhach as réabhlóid a bheartú to shoot your way out of a corner éalú as sáinn le do ghunna 9 verb HUNT go hunting INTRANSITIVEtéigh ag foghlaeireachttéigh ag seilgtéigh ag fiach 10 verb SPOR for leisure, competition (on range etc) INTRANSITIVElámhach verb  c m u 11 verb hunt and kill (pheasant etc) TRANSITIVEtéigh ag foghlaeireachtseilg verb  c m u 12 verb CINE film (with camera) TRANSITIVEscannán a dhéanamh 13 verb photograph TRANSITIVEglac verb  c m utóg verb  c m u 14 verb glance, question, etc TRANSITIVEto shoot sb a glance spléachadh a thabhairt ar dhuine, corrshúil a thabhairt ar dhuineto shoot a question at sb ceist a ropadh chuig duine, ceist a radadh chuig duine 15 verb bolt etc TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uto shoot a bolt bolta a chur 16 verb (US) GAMES (in table games) play a game of TRANSITIVEimir verb  c m u 17 verb GOLF play specified score TRANSITIVEaimsigh verb  c m uscóráil verb  c m u 18 verb SPOR aim for goal INTRANSITIVEamas a thabhairtscaoil verb  c m uiarraidh a thabhairt arshe shot wide chuir sí an liathróid ar fóraoil 19 verb SPOR in canoeing TRANSITIVEtéigh de rúchladhtéigh de sciotán 20 verb BOT plant: sprout INTRANSITIVEeascair verb  c m ucaithrigh verbpéac verb  c m u
phrases

shoot!

1 (US) telling sb to start speaking abair leat!caith chugam é!bí ag caint! 2 (US) exclamation of anger etcdar fia!damnú!

to shoot a line

informal áibhéil a dhéanamh

to shoot from the hip

1 using weaponcaitheamh ón gcorrógscaoileadh ón gcromán 2 informal speak rashlylabhairt go neamhbhalbhhe shoots from the hip ní chuireann sé fiacail ann, ní théann sé ar gcúl ann

to shoot it out

informal troid go bás le gunnaí

to shoot your bolt

informal they've shot their bolt tá a gcárta cúil imeartha acu, tá a bport seinnte acu, tá an t-urchar deireanach scaoilte acu, níl púdar tirim ná fluich acu

to shoot your mouth off

informal bheith ag béalastánachthe was shooting his mouth off bhí sé ag cur thairis

to shoot yourself in the foot

informal cor coise a bhaint asat féintú féin a chaitheamh sa chostú féin a scaoileadh sa chos

to shoot sth down in flames

1 aircraftthey shot the plane down in flames chuir siad an t-eitleán go talamh ar bharr lasrach 2 argument etcI shot their proposal down in flames dhiúltaigh mé scun scan glacadh lena moladh, chuir mé suas dá moladh

to shoot the breeze

informal dreas comhrá a dhéanamh

to shoot the messenger

an milleán a chur ar an teachtairean locht a chur ar an teachtaire

to shoot the moon

1 soar to high levelinterest rates are shooting the moon tá rátaí úis ag dul sna spéartha 2 take riskdo cheann a chur i ngeall

to shoot your load

vulgar do shíol a sceitheadhdo shíol a sheadadh

to shoot the works

informal an phingin deiridh a chaitheamhan t-orlach a loscadh

to shoot through the roof

ardú go haerthe price of meat has shot through the roof tá praghas na feola ardaithe go haer, tá praghas na feola éirithe sa diabhal

the whole shoot

(also

the whole bang shoot

) informal an t-iomlán léirthe whole bang shoot of them gach uile dhuine beo acu, gach aon uile dhuine acu, iad uilig go léir, an t-iomlán dearg acu

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