gun down

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Verb1.gun down - strike down or shoot down
shoot, pip, hit - hit with a missile from a weapon
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Looper 15, 118 mins Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is an assassin, or 'looper', whose purpose is to gun down hooded targets that have been sent back in time by his mob bosses, represented in 2044 by the sadistic Abe (Jeff Daniels).
He's ordered to gun down targets sent back from 2044 by mob boss Abe (Jeff Daniels).
They gun down him when he put resistance to their bid to snatch his bicycle.
By ATTOCK KHURD, November 19, 2010 (Frontier Star): Unidentified person gun down special branch officer Rawalpindi Ghulam Habib here on Friday.