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    1. “Did you shoot him? Fuck, Dad!” The man’s holding his stomach, just below his chest

    2. “Don’t shoot!” It’s a weak voice with a southern accent

    3. “Super sensitive, digital interference probes shoot out of the light

    4. ‘And is there any reason why the police should think that you would want to shoot her?’ he asked almost conversationally – we could be discussing the weather

    5. ‘No … but as I said, I haven’t had anything to do with her for a couple of years … why would anyone shoot her?’ I said, scouring my memories for any inkling which might give a clue

    6. If Liz was going to attack Joanna she would have done it in a fit of temper … not shot her in the back … if there is one thing about Liz, it is that she is always straight, if she was going to do something like that, she would just storm in there, point the gun and shoot

    7. Odd, I can’t see him as a family man … but Stephen says he was desperate for children … so terribly sad about the baby … who could shoot a pregnant woman? The thought makes me shiver suddenly; there’s someone out there who took a gun, loaded it and shot Joanna Sadler in the back deliberately and then tried to make it look as though Liz Wynell had done it

    8. Causes: Caused by early removal of winter protection, new shoot tips are damaged, diseases will attack and enter plant

    9. “‘Hey guys, shoot that fucker and let’s go home’

    10. "Aliens I can fucking see to fucking shoot

    1. We needed to know that you hadn’t shot that man, and the doctor says that the man actually was either a zombie or recently dead when he was shot

    2. “But we shot people that could have been saved

    3. I shot Raj, Kevin

    4. That I was so open with her made it all the harder when she smiled and shot me down

    5. The doctor check it out and he got a rabies shot

    6. ‘When he returned he found his wife lying in the garden – she had been shot

    7. If she was busy, it’s entirely possible she didn’t see the person who shot her … she was shot from behind, you understand

    8. She bent low as Scar fired and the shot passed harmlessly over her head

    9. “I’m not worried, not in the slightest,” Ackers shot back with a slight tremble in his voice

    10. The grenades all landed on the floor, gave out a harsh, high-pitched sound, and then a white light shot out in all directions

    1. The laser blasts sailed harmlessly over his head and both robots ended up shooting each other in the chest

    2. ‘The latest news on the shooting in Bridgwater is that the woman who has been helping the police with their enquiries for the past two days has been released without charge

    3. ‘But that’s possible, isn’t it? It’s hardly a sane action, cold-bloodedly shooting a pregnant woman, is it?’

    4. It was bad enough when we heard about the … the shooting … and then they found the gun in our hedge, but we could handle that … it’s him … he’s acting so strangely now … it’s scary

    5. ‘Not the Mrs Wynell who is involved in that shooting in Bridgwater

    6. They’re shooting at us!

    7. The whole episode played out on a video screen, a new level in a deadly shooting game in which we were the canned crowd expected to applaud on cue

    8. I didn't stop, and covered the next set of steps like a salmon shooting waterfalls

    9. him, shooting stars of menace across the room

    10. The place is a mess, covered in abandoned building material and rapidly shooting clumps of dock and nettle, which are spreading across the broken and barren ground

    1. The Trooper brings the joint up for another toke, just as John shoots him twice in the chest

    2. The Young Psychologist shoots Dave another dirty look, turns back to John

    3. " Her breath tickles against his ear and a delightful tingle shoots down his neck

    4. " Her breath tickles against his ear and a delightful tingle shoots down his neck

    5. The tips of leaves sway delicately on spindle stemmed shoots

    6. There were shoots around like a new generation of them springing up

    7. In the stirring grasses thin threads cover new green shoots

    8. All that remains of this story is to say that both Archibald and his darling young lady were married, that they inherited her father's vast fortune, and that, in between location shoots, premieres and promotional tours, they lived happily ever after with an enormous brood of normally featured offspring

    9. He should go get a few more shoots of onion with her here

    10. location shoots, premieres and promotional tours, they lived

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    Synonyms for "shoot"

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    "shoot" definitions

    a new branch

    the act of shooting at targets

    hit with a missile from a weapon

    kill by firing a missile

    fire a shot

    make a film or photograph of something

    send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly

    run or move very quickly or hastily

    move quickly and violently

    throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective

    record on photographic film

    emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully

    cause a sharp and sudden pain in

    force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing

    variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors

    throw dice, as in a crap game

    spend frivolously and unwisely


    utter fast and forcefully

    measure the altitude of by using a sextant

    produce buds, branches, or germinate

    give an injection to