shoot off

Also found in: Idioms.
Related to shoot off: shoot off one's mouth

w>shoot off

(= rush off)davonschießen, losjagen (inf)
(sl, = ejaculate) → abspritzen (sl)
vt sepabschießen; gun etc alsoabfeuern; to shoot one’s mouth off (inf, indiscreetly) → tratschen (inf); (boastfully) → das Maul aufreißen (inf); he’ll start shooting his mouth off to the policeer wird bei der Polizei anfangen zu quatschen (inf)
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References in classic literature ?
(as some have been, when the moon was low, and shone on their enemies' back), and so to shoot off before the time; or to teach dangers to come on, by over early buckling towards them; is another extreme.
The first thing I made of these was a great cap for my head, with the hair on the outside, to shoot off the rain; and this I performed so well, that after I made me a suit of clothes wholly of these skins - that is to say, a waistcoat, and breeches open at the knees, and both loose, for they were rather wanting to keep me cool than to keep me warm.
The pair say they were so mesmerised by the flashing craft they chased after it - only for it to shoot off into space.
She beat Yesim Bostan of turkey in the 145-145 shoot off by shooting 10-9 in individual compound women's category.
He said the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) used to shoot off an arrow first before even starting to draw a target, while now it had drawn the target before even shooting the arrow.
Citing fire danger, local officials have denied a request by the University of Oregon's athletics department to shoot off commercial fireworks at Alton Baker Park during and after the Sept.
Here, rebels claim to be shooting off Russian made Katyusha rockets, called Katyusha MRLS's in the field, and shoot off explosives to a more targeted area than traditional rockets.
"It felt great when I looked over at the score board and I could see it was me and Jeff in the shoot off for the gold and silver," he said.
Member of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan Mamytbai Salymbekov (SDPK faction) has urged to shoot off stray dogs.
In the final shoot off, Japan held their nerves and gunned India with a score of 29-27.
The other two contested a shoot off to decide the winner.
Finally, we've got a Shoot Off segment from a deuce and a half truck.