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shoot is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
shoot

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

Plain form
shoot

Third person singular
shoots

Simple past
shot

Past participle
shot

Present participle
shooting

  1. When you shoot, you use a weapon to throw something at a very fast speed at someone or something.
    The man, in a desperate bid for freedom, grabbed his gun and started shooting anyone he could.
  2. When you shoot something, you photograph or film something.
    At the zoo, I like to shoot many pictures of the animals.
    The film was mostly shot in France.

NounEdit

Singular
shoot

Plural
shoots

  1. The shoot is the stem or bud of a plant.
    The seed I planted yesterday got a tiny shoot.
  2. (informal) A less offensive way of saying shit.
    Oh shoot!

InterjectionEdit

Interjection
shoot

  1. You say shoot when you are angry or in disbelief; to condemn.
    Didn't you have a concert tonight? Shoot! I forgot! I have to go and get ready...