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shot

noun
adjective
phrases
noun
1 noun firing of gunurchar masc1  c m ua volley of shots rois urcharwithout firing a shot gan urchar a scaoileadh, gan urchar a chaitheamhhe was killed by a shot to the head piléar sa cheann a mharaigh é 2 noun actionurchar masc1  c m umy shot improved d'éirigh mé níos fearr ag scaoileadhshe took a shot at them with a pistol scaoil sí leo le piostal, chaith sí leo le piostal
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3 noun marksman or womanlámhachóir masc3  c m uaimsitheoir masc3  c m ushe's an excellent shot tá an-urchar aici, tá sí iontach maith ag scaoileadh 4 noun remark, usually criticalsáiteán masc1  c m ugob masc1  c m u 5 noun GOLF, SPOR strokebuille masc4  c m u 6 noun SPOR (of ball) kick, hit or throw he missed three shots chuir sé trí iarracht amú, chuir sé trí iarraidh amúthe shot hit the post bhuail an pheil an cuailleshe had a shot at goal rinne sí iarracht cúl a scóráilhe took 5 penalty shots thóg sé 5 chic pionóis 7 noun BOX punchbuille masc4  c m udorn masc1  c m u 8 noun lead pelletsgrán masc1  c m u 9 noun attempt or gotriail fem5  c m uhe gave it a shot bhain sé triail as, thug sé faoi I'll have a shot at camogie bainfidh mé triail as an gcamógaíocht 10 noun turn or goseans masc4  c m uit was their only shot at winning sin é an t-aon seans a bhí acu buachan 11 noun ATH ballmeáchan masc1  c m u 12 noun ATH shotputcaitheamh meáchain  c m u 13 noun DRINK measure of spiritsdiurnán masc  c m ufiúigil masc  c m usáilín masc4  c m ubraon masc1  c m ua shot of whiskey steall uisce beatha, glincín uisce beatha, fiúigilín fuisce 14 noun DRINK dose of strong coffeesteall caife 15 noun MED injected doseinstealladh masc  c m utetanus shot instealladh in aghaidh teiteanais 16 noun PHOT photogrianghraf masc1  c m upictiúr masc1  c m useat masc4  c m ushe took a black and white shot thóg sí grianghraf dubh agus bán 17 noun CINE, PHOT rangeradharc masc1  c m useat masc4  c m uthe cars were used in shot bhí na carranna sa radharc, bhí na carranna sa seatthe dog is out of shot tá an madra as raon an cheamara 18 noun CINE, PHOT frame; camera sequenceradharc masc1  c m useat masc4  c m uclosing shot radharc deiridh 19 noun informal odds (in betting)seans masc4  c m ua 10-1 shot seans 10 in aghaidh a 1
adjective
20 adjective worn outcaite adj3  c m urite adj3  c m uthe brakes are shot tá na coscáin caite, tá na coscáin ar an dé deiridh
phrases

a shot across the bows

I wanted to give them a shot across the bows bhí mé ag iarraidh rabhadh a thabhairt dóibhit was a shot across the bows of the media rabhadh a bhí ann do na meáin

a shot in the arm

informal ábhar misnighardú meanmanardú croíher speech was a shot in the arm for us thug a hóráid an-spreagadh dúinn

a shot in the dark

informal léim sa dorchadasurchar an daill faoin abhaill

to be shot of sb

informal I'll be shot of him soon beidh mé réidh leis gan mhoill, is gearr go mbeidh sé ar shiúl as mo chosán

to be shot through with sth

1 having contrasting colour the vase is orange shot through with white tá an vása oráiste agus bán tríd 2 full of stha book shot through with humour leabhar a bhfuil greann síos tríd, leabhar atá lán de ghreann

to be shot to pieces

informal her nerves were shot to pieces bhí a cuid néaróg scriosta

the opening shot

an chéad bhuille

to get shot of sb

informal fáil réidh le duinefáil réitithe de dhuine

to give it your best shot

informal do dhícheall a dhéanamhdo sheacht ndícheall a dhéanamh

like a shot

informal 1 very fastar nós na gaoithemar a bheadh an ghaoth Mhárta ann 2 without hesitationláithreach bonnar an bpointe boisei bhfaiteadh na súlhe resigned like a shot d'éirigh sé as láithreach bonn

to have a shot in your locker

she has far too many shots in her locker for him tá sí i bhfad róláidir aigethey were left without a shot in the locker bhí siad fágtha ar an trá fholamh

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