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shoot·out

also shoot-out  (sho͞ot′out′)
n.
1.
a. A gunfight.
b. A battle between military forces.
c. Slang A dispute or conflict to settle a disagreement: The marriage ended in a legal shootout.
2. Sports
a. A high-scoring period or game.
b. A means of resolving a tie in sports such as soccer and hockey, in which selected players from each team alternately take individual shots on a goal defended only by a goalie.
Translations

shoot-out

[ˈʃuːtaʊt] N
1.tiroteo m, balacera f (LAm)
2. (Sport)
see penalty B

shoot-out

n
(Ftbl: = penalty shoot-out) → Elfmeterschießen nt
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It was England's first World Cup penalty shoot-out.
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IF there's one consolation to take from England's abject surrender in Brazil it's that at least we didn't have to contend with the collective agony of a penalty shoot-out.
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Panthers fought out back-to-back matches against Belfast last weekend, losing 5-3 in the first and winning a penalty shoot-out the following evening.
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There's this jinx about us never beating the Germans in a shoot-out and then Chelsea went and blew that out the water," The Telegraph quoted Hart, as saying, who calmly converted his kick in the 2009 Euro Under-21s semi-final in Gothenburg.
Kevin Kelbie fired the Irish outfit ahead after the break but Craig Malcolm levelled late on and Mitchell proved unbeatable in the penalty shoot-out.
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