shoot-up

shoot-up

(sho͞ot′ŭp′)
n. Slang
1. The act or an instance of shooting up a drug.
2. A gunfight; a shootout.
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Cuyegkeng also said the BSP seems to frame its move to keep the local economy growing above 6 percent, at the expense of transitory inflationary shoot-ups.
Adding to these woes is the pollution that shoot-ups during the festival season owing to the bursting of crackers.
Plenty of people have been killed by fellow Americans, ordinarily in old-fashioned ways, during that period - by burglars or their victims, hold-up men, muggers, drug dealers, drunks on a rampage, in Saturday night shoot-ups, family troubles, or fooling around with the family guns.
Silent Hill, one of the standard bearers for the survival horror genre, has always mixed puzzles and shoot-ups with consummate ease.
I've done loads of terrible films in America and there's always been shoot-ups in them.
The kid would probably never get a job in Derry, but when it comes to random shoot-ups, Florida has got the edge.
The rest of the film takes the form of a series of shoot-ups as the computer geeks fight back and start scoring a few points of their own, and there's plenty of hokey computer tomfoolery as Cleary works out what they're after.
Some 12 months on, Arnie returns to British screens with another of his sci-fi shoot-ups - arguably his strongest genre - called The 6th Day.
Next: Camp X, the birth of the Office of Strategic Services and shoot-ups around the world.