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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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We were discussing why England are not successful in penalty shoot-outs.
His performance continued in the penalty shoot-outs by saving the first shot from the Uruguayan international Jose Bebanz and then by saving the fifth shot from De La Cruz.
2 The Terriers have been promoted from three of their four play-off finals, winning promotion in 1995, 2004 and 2012, with the latter two coming in penalty shoot-outs after goalless draws.
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According to media reports, Pakistan and India had entered the final with wins from shoot-outs in the semi-finals against hosts Malaysia and Korea respectively.
The Scottish record for penalty shoot-outs was set last year when Stirling Albion beat Hurlford United 13-12 in a Scottish Cup third-round replay after a 2-2 draw.
Penalty shoot-outs have been as unkind to the ladies as their male counterparts of late.
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The statistics prove this: a team that has won its last two shoot-outs has an 89 per cent chance of winning its next one, whereas a side that has failed in its last two shoot-outs has only a 57 percent chance of success.
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