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shot 1

 (shŏt)
n.
1. The firing or discharge of a weapon, such as a gun.
2. The distance over which something is shot; the range.
3.
a. An attempt to hit a target with a projectile: His shot at the bear missed by inches.
b. An attempt to reach a target with a rocket: a moon shot.
4. Sports & Games
a. An attempt to score into a goal, as in soccer or hockey.
b. The flight or path of a projectile in a game.
c. A sharply hit or driven ball or puck.
d. A stroke in a game, as in golf or billiards: took three shots to get out of the sand trap.
5. A pointed or critical remark.
6. Informal
a. An attempt; a try: took a shot at losing weight.
b. An opportunity: gave him a fair shot at the part in the play.
c. A chance at odds; something to bet on: The horse was a four-to-one shot.
7.
a. A solid projectile designed to be discharged from a firearm or cannon.
b. pl. shot Such projectiles, especially when fired in clusters, considered as a group.
c. pl. shot Tiny lead or steel pellets, especially ones used in a shotgun cartridge.
d. One of these pellets.
8. Sports The heavy metal ball that is put for distance in the shot put.
9. One who shoots in a particular way: a good shot with the rifle and the bow.
10.
a. A charge of explosives used in blasting mine shafts.
b. A detonation of an explosive charge.
11.
a. A photograph taken of a particular subject: got a good shot of that last model.
b. A single continuous recording made with a movie camera.
12.
a. A hypodermic injection.
b. A small amount given or applied at one time: a shot of oxygen.
13. A drink, especially a jigger of liquor.
14. An amount to be paid, as for drinks; a bill.
15. Nautical A length of chain equal to 15 fathoms (90 feet) in the United States and 12.5 fathoms (75 feet) in Great Britain.
tr.v. shot·ted, shot·ting, shots
To load or weight with shot.
Idioms:
like a shot
Very quickly.
shot in the arm Informal
Something that boosts one's spirits.
shot in the dark Informal
1. A guess.
2. An attempt that has little chance of succeeding.

[Middle English, from Old English sceot, scot; see skeud- in Indo-European roots.]

shot 2

 (shŏt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of shoot.
adj.
1.
a. Of changeable or variegated color; iridescent.
b. Streaked or flecked with or as if with yarn of a different color: a blue suit shot with purple; a forest glade that was shot with sunlight.
c. Interspersed or permeated with a distinctive quality: Her apology was shot with irony.
2. Informal
a. Worn-out; ruined.
b. Exhausted; thoroughly tired.

shot

(ʃɒt)
npl shot
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the act or an instance of discharging a projectile
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a solid missile, such as an iron ball or a lead pellet, discharged from a firearm
3. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery)
a. small round pellets of lead collectively, as used in cartridges
b. metal in the form of coarse powder or small pellets
4. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the distance that a discharged projectile travels or is capable of travelling
5. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a person who shoots, esp with regard to his ability: he is a good shot.
6. informal an attempt; effort
7. informal a guess or conjecture
8. (General Sporting Terms) any act of throwing or hitting something, as in certain sports
9. (Astronautics) the launching of a rocket, missile, etc, esp to a specified destination: a moon shot.
10. (Photography)
a. a single photograph: I took 16 shots of the wedding.
b. a series of frames on cine film concerned with a single event
c. a length of film taken by a single camera without breaks, used with others to build up a full motion picture or television film
11. (Medicine) informal an injection, as of a vaccine or narcotic drug
12. (Brewing) informal a glass of alcoholic drink, esp spirits
13. (Athletics (Track & Field)) sport a heavy metal ball used in the shot put
14. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an explosive charge used in blasting
15. (Metallurgy) globules of metal occurring in the body of a casting that are harder than the rest of the casting
16. (Units) a unit of chain length equal to 75 feet (Brit) or 90 feet (US)
17. call the shots slang to have control over an organization, course of action, etc
18. have a shot at informal
a. to attempt
b. Austral to jibe at or vex
19. like a shot very quickly, esp willingly
20. shot in the arm informal anything that regenerates, increases confidence or efficiency, etc: his arrival was a shot in the arm for the company.
21. shot in the dark a wild guess
22. that's the shot informal Austral that is the right thing to do
vb, shots, shotting or shotted
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (tr) to weight or load with shot
[Old English scot; related to Old Norse skot, Old High German scoz missile; see shoot]

shot

(ʃɒt)
vb
the past tense and past participle of shoot
adj
1. (Textiles) (of textiles) woven to give a changing colour effect: shot silk.
2. (Colours) streaked with colour
3. slang exhausted
4. get shot of get shut of slang to get rid of

shot1

(ʃɒt)

n., pl. shots, for 6,8, shot; n.
1. a discharge of a firearm, bow, etc.
2. an act or instance of shooting a firearm, bow, etc.
3. the range of or the distance traveled by a missile in its flight.
4. an aimed discharge of a missile.
5. an attempt to hit a target with a missile.
6. a small ball or pellet of lead, a number of which are loaded in a cartridge and used for one charge of a shotgun.
7. such pellets collectively: a charge of shot.
8. a projectile for discharge from a firearm or cannon.
9. such projectiles collectively.
10. a person who shoots; marksman: a good shot.
11. anything like a shot, esp. in being sudden and forceful.
12. a heavy metal ball used in shot-putting contests.
13. an aimed stroke, throw, or the like, as in certain games, esp. in an attempt to score.
14. an attempt or try.
15. a remark aimed at some person or thing.
16. a guess at something.
17. a hypodermic injection, as of a serum or vaccine.
18. a small quantity, esp. an ounce, of undiluted liquor.
19. an amount due, esp. at a tavern.
20.
a. a photograph, esp. a snapshot.
b. the act of taking a photograph.
21. Motion Pictures, Television. a unit of action photographed without interruption and constituting a single camera view.
22. an appearance as a guest, esp. on television.
23. a 90-foot (27-m) length of anchor cable or chain.
24. Textiles.
a. a pick sent through the shed in a single throw of the shuttle.
b. (in carpet weaving) the quantity of filling yarn in relation to each row of tufts in the pile, expressed with a preceding number: three-shot carpet.
c. a defect in a fabric caused by an unusual color or size in the yarn.
25. a chance with odds for and against; a bet: a 20 to 1 shot that the horse will win.
v.t.
26. to load or supply with shot.
27. to weight with shot.
Idioms:
1. have or take a shot at, to make an attempt at.
2. like a shot, instantly; quickly.
3. shot in the arm, something that provides renewed vigor, confidence, etc.
4. shot in the dark, a wild or random guess.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English sc(e)ot,(ge)sceot, c. Old Frisian skot, Old High German (gi)scoz; akin to shoot1]

shot2

(ʃɒt)

v.
1. pt. and pp. of shoot 1.
adj.
2. woven so as to present a play of colors; variegated, as silk.
3. spread or streaked with color: the dawn sky shot with gold.
4. in hopelessly bad condition.

shot

  • shot - Referring to a fluid dram of liquor, the term is fairly new, dating to 1928 (PG Wodehouse).
  • deadline - Originally a Civil War term for a line that marked the distance a prisoner could go before being shot on sight.
  • schuss - A straight downhill ski run, it is literally German for "a shot."
  • beside the point - The expression is from ancient archery, and literally means one's shot is wide of the target.

shot

In artillery and naval gunfire support, a report that indicates a gun, or guns, have been fired. See also rounds complete.

Shot

 pellets collectively; shots or discharges of missiles.
Examples: shot of cannon, 1642; of general dangers, 1662; of fish (single draught or catch), 1859; of foot soldiers; of ice, 1650; of nets (entire throw of fishing nets at one time); of noise and nastiness, 1718; of rain, 1673; of water, 1400; of words, 1567.

shot


Past participle: shotted
Gerund: shotting

Imperative
shot
shot
Present
I shot
you shot
he/she/it shots
we shot
you shot
they shot
Preterite
I shotted
you shotted
he/she/it shotted
we shotted
you shotted
they shotted
Present Continuous
I am shotting
you are shotting
he/she/it is shotting
we are shotting
you are shotting
they are shotting
Present Perfect
I have shotted
you have shotted
he/she/it has shotted
we have shotted
you have shotted
they have shotted
Past Continuous
I was shotting
you were shotting
he/she/it was shotting
we were shotting
you were shotting
they were shotting
Past Perfect
I had shotted
you had shotted
he/she/it had shotted
we had shotted
you had shotted
they had shotted
Future
I will shot
you will shot
he/she/it will shot
we will shot
you will shot
they will shot
Future Perfect
I will have shotted
you will have shotted
he/she/it will have shotted
we will have shotted
you will have shotted
they will have shotted
Future Continuous
I will be shotting
you will be shotting
he/she/it will be shotting
we will be shotting
you will be shotting
they will be shotting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shotting
you have been shotting
he/she/it has been shotting
we have been shotting
you have been shotting
they have been shotting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shotting
you will have been shotting
he/she/it will have been shotting
we will have been shotting
you will have been shotting
they will have been shotting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shotting
you had been shotting
he/she/it had been shotting
we had been shotting
you had been shotting
they had been shotting
Conditional
I would shot
you would shot
he/she/it would shot
we would shot
you would shot
they would shot
Past Conditional
I would have shotted
you would have shotted
he/she/it would have shotted
we would have shotted
you would have shotted
they would have shotted

shot

A series of frames concerned with a single event.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shot - the act of firing a projectileshot - the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate"
actuation, propulsion - the act of propelling
shoot - the act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
countershot - a return shot; a retaliatory shot
firing off, firing, discharge - the act of discharging a gun
fire control - preparation for the delivery of shellfire on a target
gunfire, gunshot - the act of shooting a gun; "the gunfire endangered innocent bystanders"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"
headshot - a shot aimed at a person's head
shellfire - shooting artillery shells
potshot - a shot taken at an easy or casual target (as by a pothunter)
2.shot - a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear"
BB, BB shot - a small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun
bird shot, buckshot, duck shot - small lead shot for shotgun shells
canister, canister shot, case shot - a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm
grapeshot, grape - a cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot
musket ball, ball - a solid projectile that is shot by a musket; "they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball"
projectile, missile - a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
3.shot - (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or handshot - (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"
follow-through - the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion; "his follow-through was straight down the line toward the target"; "squash can be dangerous if your opponent has a long follow-through"
break - the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
carom, cannon - a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
masse, masse shot - a shot in billiards made by hitting the cue ball with the cue held nearly vertically; the cue ball spins around another ball before hitting the object ball
miscue - a faulty shot in billiards; the cue tip slips off the cue ball
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
maneuver, manoeuvre, play - a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
undercut, cut - (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts do not bother a good tennis player"
swipe - a sweeping stroke or blow
tennis shot, tennis stroke - the act of hitting a tennis ball with a tennis racket
baseball swing, swing, cut - in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he took a vicious cut at the ball"
golf shot, golf stroke, swing - the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
4.shot - a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
chance, opportunity - a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance"
5.shot - a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
crack shot, marksman, sharpshooter - someone skilled in shooting
gunman, gun - a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
trapshooter - a person who engages in shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled into the air by a trap
6.shot - a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
outtake - a scene that is filmed but is not used in the final editing of the film
7.shot - the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot"
intradermal injection - an injection into the skin
intramuscular injection - an injection into a muscle
intravenous injection - an injection into a vein
subcutaneous injection - an injection under the skin
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
8.shot - a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
9.shot - an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effectshot - an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
comment, remark, input - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
cheap shot - an unnecessarily aggressive and unfair remark directed at a defenseless person
10.shot - an estimate based on little or no informationshot - an estimate based on little or no information
approximation, estimate, estimation, idea - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
11.shot - an informal photographshot - an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera; "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
12.shot - sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put; "he trained at putting the shot"
sports equipment - equipment needed to participate in a particular sport
13.shot - an explosive charge used in blasting
burster, bursting charge, explosive charge, charge - a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
14.shot - a blow hard enough to cause injury; "he is still recovering from a shot to his leg"; "I caught him with a solid shot to the chin"
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
cheap shot - an illegal and unsportsmanlike act of unnecessary violence; "he called a penalty on them when the lineman took a cheap shot at the quarterback"
15.shot - an attempt to score in a gameshot - an attempt to score in a game  
basketball shot - throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out"
attempt, effort, try, endeavor, endeavour - earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
slapshot - a fast shot made with a short powerful swing of the hockey stick
headshot - an attempt to put the soccer ball into the net by using the head
16.shot - informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"
attempt, effort, try, endeavor, endeavour - earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
17.shot - the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destinationshot - the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination
rocket firing, rocket launching - the launching of a rocket or missile under its own power
Adj.1.shot - varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"
colorful, colourful - having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves"

shot

noun
1. discharge, report, gunfire, crack, blast, explosion, bang Guards at the training base heard the shots.
2. ammunition, bullet, slug, pellet, projectile, lead, ball These guns are lighter and take more shot for their size.
3. marksman, shooter, rifleman, markswoman He was not a particularly good shot because of his eyesight.
4. (Informal) strike, hit, throw, kick, pitch, stroke, lob He had only one shot at goal.
5. photograph, photo, picture, still, print, slide, snap, proof, snapshot, transparency He received praise for the monochrome shots in the film.
6. attempt, go (informal), try, turn, chance, effort, opportunity, crack (informal), essay, stab (informal), endeavour He will be given a shot at the world title.
a shot in the arm (Informal) boost, lift, encouragement, push, stimulus, tonic, impetus, pick-me-up, fillip, geeing-up A win would provide a much-needed shot in the arm for the team.
a shot in the dark guess, speculation, conjecture, surmise, wild guess It was a shot in the dark but I decided to write to him.
by a long shot
1. by far, undoubtedly, without doubt, far and away, indubitably He's missed the mark by a long shot.
2. by any means, in any circumstances, on any account This isn't over by a long shot.
call the shots have control, rule, have the power, call the tune, hold the purse strings, dominate The directors call the shots.
have a shot (Informal) make an attempt, have a go, try, have a crack (informal), try your luck, have a stab (informal), have a bash (informal), tackle Why don't you have a shot at it?
like a shot at once, immediately, in a flash, quickly, eagerly, unhesitatingly, like a bat out of hell (slang) I heard the key in the front door and I was out of bed like a shot.
long shot outsider, outside chance, slim chance, fat chance (informal), remote possibility, chance in a million The prospect of them being freed is not such a long shot.

shot

noun
1. Informal. A trying to do or make something:
Slang: take.
Archaic: assay.
2. Informal. A brief trial:
Informal: fling, whack, whirl.
3. Informal. A favorable or advantageous combination of circumstances:
4. A small amount of liquor:
Informal: nip, slug.
Slang: snort.
Translations
حُقْنَهخُرْدُقَهرامٍصَوْت الطَّلْقَهصورَة، لَقْطَه
výstřelbrokhodinjekcekop
skudslagtopscorerforsøghagl
laukausmahdollisuuspaukkupoikkiväsynyt
pucanj
feleslövés
ljósmynd; skotskotskot, byssukúlaskothvellurskytta
発砲
발사
injekcijakadrslodemēģinājumsmetiens
kop
cepivoposnetekstrel
skottskrotchansningförsökhagel
การยิง
ateşatıcıatışdenemeel
phát bắn

shot

[ʃɒt]
A. PT & PP of shoot
B. N
1. (= act of shooting) → tiro m; (causing wound) → balazo m; (= sound) → tiro m, disparo m
his shot missederró el tiro
he received a shot in the legrecibió un balazo en la pierna
two shots rang outse oyeron dos tiros or disparos
a shot across the bows (lit, fig) → un cañonazo de advertencia
there was an exchange of shotshubo un tiroteo
to fire a shot at sth/sbdisparar a algo/disparar a or sobre algn
he fired two shots into her headle disparó dos tiros a la cabeza
they surrendered without a shot being firedse rindieron sin ofrecer resistencia
he was off like a shotsalió disparado or como un rayo
I'd do it like a shot if I had the chanceno dudaría en hacerlo si se me presentara la oportunidad
I was over there like a shoten un segundo me presenté allí
to take a shot at sth/sb (lit) → pegar un tiro a algo/algn (fig) → atacar algo/a algn
see also long 1 D
see also parting A
2. (= missile) → bala f, proyectil m; (= shotgun pellets) → perdigones mpl (Athletics) → peso m
to put the shotlanzar el peso
3. (= person) → tirador(a) m/f
he's a bad/good shotes un mal/buen tirador
see also big C
see also hotshot
4. (Ftbl) → tiro m (Golf, Tennis) → golpe m (Snooker) → golpe m, jugada f; (= throw) → tirada f, echada f
he missed two shots at goalfalló dos tiros a puerta
good shot!¡buen tiro!
to call the shotsmandar, llevar la voz cantante
5. (= attempt) → tentativa f, intento m
just give it your best shotlimítate a hacerlo lo mejor que puedas
to have a shot at sthintentar algo
I don't think there's much chance of persuading her but I'll have a shot at itno creo que haya muchas posibilidades de convencerla pero probaré or lo intentaré
do you want another shot at it?¿quieres volver a intentarlo?, ¿quieres volver a probar?
a shot in the darkun palo de ciego, una tentativa a ciegas
6. (= turn to play) it's your shotte toca (a ti)
7. (= injection) → inyección f; (= dose) → dosis f inv; [of alcohol] → trago m [of drug] → pico m, chute m
a shot of rumun trago de ron
a shot in the arm it's a shot in the arm for the peace processes una importante ayuda para el proceso de paz
the economy needs a shot in the armla economía necesita estímulo
8. (Phot) → foto f (Cine) → toma f, plano m
C. ADJ
1. (= suffused)
shot silkseda f tornasolada
his story is shot through with inconsistenciessu narración está plagada de incongruencias
black marble shot through with red veinsmármol negro con vetas rojas
2. (= rid) to get shot of sth/sbdeshacerse or librarse de algo/algn
3. (= exhausted) [person, nerves] → deshecho, hecho polvo
what little confidence he had is shot to piecesla poca seguridad que tenía en sí mismo se ha ido al traste
D. CPD shot put N (Sport) → lanzamiento m de pesos
shot putter Nlanzador(a) m/f de pesos

shot

[ˈʃɒt]
pt
pp of shoot
n
(= act of firing) → coup m (de feu)
to fire a shot at sb/sth → tirer sur qn/qch
a shot across the bows → un coup de semonce
like a shot
She was off like a shot → Elle est partie comme une flèche.
He accepted like a shot → Il a accepté sans aucune hésitation.
to call the shots → faire la loi
it's a long shot → ça a peu de chances de réussir
by a long shot
The arms race isn't over by a long shot → La course aux armements est loin d'être terminée.
(= sound) → coup m de feu
I heard a shot → J'ai entendu un coup de feu.
(= bullets) (also lead shot) → plombs mpl
(= person) → tireur/euse m/f
she's a good shot → elle est bonne tireuse
he's a poor shot → il est mauvais tireur
(SPORT) (in football)tir m, shoot m; (in basketball)tir m; (in tennis)coup m, balle f
a shot at goal
He had only one shot at goal → Il n'a shooté qu'une fois.
good shot! (in tennis)bien joué!
(= attempt) → coup m, essai m
to have a shot at doing sth → essayer de faire qch
to give it one's best shot → faire de son mieux
(= injection) → piqûre f
(= photograph) → photo f
a shot of Edinburgh Castle → une photo du château d'Édimbourg
(CINEMA)plan m
big shot
adj
to get shot of sb → se débarrasser de qn
to get shot of sth → se débarrasser de qchshot glass npetit verre m à liqueur

shot

:
shotgun
nSchrotflinte f
shotgun wedding
nMussheirat f
shot put
n (= event)Kugelstoßen nt; (= throw)Wurf m, → Stoß m
shot-putter
nKugelstoßer(in) m(f)
shot tower
nSchrotturm m

shot

1 pret, ptp of shoot
n
(from gun, bow etc) → Schuss m; to fire or take a shot at somebody/somethingeinen Schuss auf jdn/etw abfeuern or abgeben; a shot across the bows (lit, fig)ein Schuss mvor den Bug; to exchange shotssich (dat)einen Schusswechsel liefern; the first shots in the election campaign (fig)die ersten scharfen Schüsse im Wahlkampf; to call the shots (fig)das Sagen haben (inf) ? long shot, parting
(= projectile)Kugel f; (no pl: = lead shot) → Schrot m, → Schrotkugeln pl
(= person)Schütze m, → Schützin f ? big shot
(= attempt)Versuch m; at the first shotauf Anhieb; to take or have a shot (at it) (= try)es (mal) versuchen; (= guess)(auf gut Glück) raten; I had a shot at water-skiingich habe auch mal versucht, Wasserski zu laufen; it’s your shotdu bist dran; to give something one’s best shot (inf)sich nach Kräften um etw bemühen
(= space shot)(Raum)flug m; (= launch)Start m
like a shot (inf: = quickly, run away, be off) → wie der Blitz (inf); do sth, agreesofort
(= injection)Spritze f; (= immunization)Impfung f; (of alcohol)Schuss m; he gave him a shot of morphineer gab ihm eine Morphiumspritze; a shot of rumein Schuss mRum; Chris is doing or taking shots (inf)Chris kippt ganz schön runter (inf)or kippt Shots in sich rein (sl); to give a company a shot in the arm (fig)einer Firma eine Finanzspritze geben
(Phot) → Aufnahme f; out of shotnicht im Bild
(Sport, Ftbl, Hockey etc) → Schuss m; (= throw)Wurf m; (Tennis, Golf) → Schlag m; to take a shot at goalaufs Tor schießen
(= shot-putting) the shot (= discipline)Kugelstoßen nt; (= weight)die Kugel; to put the shotkugelstoßen

shot

2
adj
(= variegated)durchzogen, durchschossen (with mit); silkeingeschossen, changierend; to be shot through with something (lit, with colour etc) → von etw durchzogen sein; (fig) with emotion etcvon etw durchdrungen sein; his hair is shot through with silversein Haar ist von silbernen Strähnen durchzogen
(Brit inf: = rid) to be/get shot of somebody/somethingjdn/etw los sein/loswerden
(= destroyed) my nerves are totally shotich bin mit den Nerven fertig or am Ende; her confidence was shot to piecesihr Vertrauen war völlig zerstört

shot

[ʃɒt]
1. n
a. (from gun, also sound) → sparo, colpo d'arma da fuoco; (shotgun pellets) → pallottole fpl
to fire a shot at sb/sth → sparare un colpo a qn/qc
a warning shot → un colpo di avvertimento
good shot! → bel colpo!
he was off like a shot (fig) → è partito come un razzo
it was a shot in the dark (fig) → è stata un'ipotesi azzardata
b. (person) → tiratore/trice
he's a good/bad shot → è un buon/pessimo tiratore
a big shot (fam) → un pezzo grosso or da novanta, un alto papavero
c. (Ftbl, Golf, Tennis) → tiro; (throw) → lancio
to put the shot → lanciare il peso
a shot at goal → un tiro in porta
good shot! → bel tiro!, bel lancio!
d. (attempt) → prova; (turn to play) → turno
to have a shot at sth/doing sth → provare a fare qc
I'll have a shot at it → ci proverò
e. (injection) → puntura, iniezione f; (of alcohol) → bicchierino
the economy needs a shot in the arm (fig) → l'economia ha bisogno di una sferzata
f. (Phot) → foto f inv (Cine) → inquadratura
2. pt & pp of shoot to get shot of sb/sth (fam) → sbarazzarsi di qn/qc
3. adj shot silkseta cangiante
shot with blue → screziato/a di blu

shot1

(ʃot) noun
1. a single act of shooting. He fired one shot.
2. the sound of a gun being fired. He heard a shot.
3. a throw, hit, turn etc in a game or competition. It's your shot; Can I have a shot?; He played some good shots in that tennis match; Good shot!
4. an attempt. I don't know if I can do that, but I'll have a shot (at it).
5. something which is shot or fired, especially small lead bullets used in cartridges. lead shot.
6. a photograph, especially a scene in a film.
7. an injection. The doctor gave me a shot.
8. a marksman. He's a good shot.
ˈshotgun noun
a type of rifle that fires shot. a double-barrelled shotgun.
like a shot
very quickly; eagerly. He accepted my invitation like a shot.
a shot in the dark
a guess based on little or no information. The detective admitted that his decision to check the factory had just been a shot in the dark.

shot

طَلَقَة výstřel skud Schuss τουφεκιά tiro laukaus tir pucanj colpo 発砲 발사 schot skudd strzał tiro выстрел skott การยิง ateş phát bắn 开枪

shot

n. tiro, disparo, [wound] balazo; [injection] inyección.

shot

n (fam) inyección f

shot

pret & pp de shoot
References in classic literature ?
I'll go on to the first bend, and see if it's all right before we begin to race," Amy heard him say, as he shot away, looking like a young Russian in his fur-trimmed coat and cap.
Tom Swift, who had been slowly looking through the pages of a magazine, in the contents of which he seemed to be deeply interested, turned the final folio, ruffled the sheets back again to look at a certain map and drawing, and then, slapping the book down on a table before him, with a noise not unlike that of a shot, exclaimed:
He took the bag from his belt and showed us three rabbits he had shot, looked at Antonia with a wintry flicker of a smile and began to tell her something.
Her poses were full of grace, and her little black-shod toes twinkled as they shot out and upward with a rapidity and suddenness which were bewildering.
A gleam of exultation shot across the darkly-painted lineaments of the inhabitant of the forest, as he traced the route of his intended victims, who rode unconsciously onward, the light and graceful forms of the females waving among the trees, in the curvatures of their path, followed at each bend by the manly figure of Heyward, until, finally, the shapeless person of the singing master was concealed behind the numberless trunks of trees, that rose, in dark lines, in the intermediate space.
The innocent husbandman was shot down, while busy cultivating the soil for his family's supply.
The carcass of a deer, shot within twenty miles, had supplied material for the vast circumference of a pasty.
I, with my noble master, went into many actions together without a wound; and though I saw horses shot down with bullets, pierced through with lances, and gashed with fearful saber-cuts; though we left them dead on the field, or dying in the agony of their wounds, I don't think I feared for myself.
The contending archers took their station in turn, at the bottom of the southern access, the distance between that station and the mark allowing full distance for what was called a shot at rovers.
But it was plain that they meant nothing should delay their shot.
The dreadful death of the unlucky beater, shot in the thicket like a wild animal, had seemed to him to pre-figure death for himself also.
Rob shot sixth in the line and landed fairly, being rewarded by an approving grunt from the man with the green blinder, who shot seventh, and with apparent carelessness, yet true to the bull's-eye.