English - Vietnamese Dictionary
shot /ʃɔt/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự trả tiền; phiếu tính tiền (ở quán rượu...)
- phần đóng góp
- to pay one's shot: góp tiền, đóng phần tiền của mình
- danh từ
- ((thường) số nhiều không đổi) đạn ghém
- phát đạn, phát bắn
- without firing a single shot: shot không tốn một phát đạn nào
- to take a flying shot: bắn chim đang bay; bắn mục tiêu di động
- random shot: phát bắn bừa
- sự làm thử, sự đánh ăn may, sự đoán cầu may
- to have (take) a shot at: thử làm (cái gì)
- to make a bad shot: đoán nhầm
- người bắn
- a crack shot: một tay súng giỏi
- to be no shot: bắn kém
- quả tạ
- to put the shot: ném tạ, đẩy tạ
- liều côcain; phát tiêm mocfin
- ảnh, cảnh (chụp bằng máy quay phim)
- lời phê bình sắc, lời nhận xét sắc sảo
- to call the shots
- (thông tục) chỉ huy, điều khiển, làm tướng
- a shot in the arm
- liều thuốc bổ (nghĩa bóng)
- a long shot
- sự thử làm không chắc thành công
- (thông tục) sự đánh cuộc khó thắng
- (thông tục) người khó thắng, người khó thành công; việc làm khó thành công
- not by a long shot
- (từ lóng) không khi nào, không bao giờ, không một chút nào
- thời quá khứ & động tính từ quá khứ của shoot
- tính từ
- có tia, có vạch; có lốm đốm (màu khác, chất khác...)
- crimson shot with yellow: màu đỏ thắm có lốm đốm vàng
- dệt sợi khác màu cho lốm đốm óng ánh lụa
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) không dùng được nữa, hư nát, sờn rách
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) nhất định thất bại; bị thất bại
- his chances are shot: dịp may của hắn thế là tong rồi
shotted|shotting|shotsʃɑt /ʃɒtThesaurus Dictionary
+an attempt to score in a game
+(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
+the act of firing a projectile
+a chance to do something
+the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe
+a solid missile discharged from a firearm
+an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
+a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
+informal words for any attempt or effort
+an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
+a blow hard enough to cause injury
+a small drink of liquor
+sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put
+a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
+the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination
+an explosive charge used in blasting
+an estimate based on little or no information
+varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
+a new branch
+the act of shooting at targets
+hit with a missile from a weapon
+kill by firing a missile
+fire a shot
+make a film or photograph of something
+send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
+run or move very quickly or hastily
+move quickly and violently
+throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
+record on photographic film
+emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
+cause a sharp and sudden pain in
+force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
+variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors
+throw dice, as in a crap game
+spend frivolously and unwisely
+utter fast and forcefully
+measure the altitude of by using a sextant
+produce buds, branches, or germinate
+give an injection to
Advanced English Dictionary
1 discharge, shooting:
The town was captured without a shot being fired.
2 bullet, ball, slug, cannon-ball, buckshot, pellet, projectile, missile:
A dumdum bullet is a piece of soft shot with a hollowed-out nose.
3 attempt, try, opportunity, chance, go, essay, endeavour, guess, conjecture, Colloq stab, crack, whack:
You are allowed three shots at the answer.
4 marksman, markswoman, sharpshooter, sniper, rifleman:
Geraghty is an excellent shot and favourite for an Olympic gold.
5 photograph, snapshot, picture, Colloq snap, photo:
Miller took some excellent action shots using stroboscopic lighting.
6 injection, inoculation, vaccination:
The doctor gave me a flu shot this morning.
7 drink, jigger, tot, dram, nip, spot, swallow, Colloq finger, swig, slug, snort:
Will you have a shot of whisky with me, Muldoon?
8 (space) launch or launching:
The moon shot scheduled for today has been postponed owing to technical difficulties
9 call the shots. run or direct or manage or administer or control things or affairs or matters, run the show, rule the roost, be in command or the driver's seat:
Ravelli calls the shots around here, and don't you forget it.
10 like a shot. quickly, swiftly, rapidly, speedily, hurriedly, hastily, at once, like a flash, immediately, instantly, instantaneously, Colloq in two shakes of a lamb's tail, like greased lightning, before you can say 'Jack Robinson':
All I had to do was mention ice-cream, and the children were in here like a shot
11 (not) by a long shot. no way, under no circumstances, by no means, on no account, by no chance, never:
You ask if he can get elected and my response is, 'Not by a long shot'
12 shot in the arm. boost, stimulus, encouragement, incentive, inducement, provocation, motivation:
The team needs a shot in the arm to improve morale.
noun, adjective-see also SHOOT, SHOT, SHOT v.Collocation Dictionary
1 [C] ~ (at sb/sth) the act of firing a gun; the sound this makes: The man fired several shots from his pistol. + Someone took a shot at the car. + We heard some shots in the distance.
See also - GUNSHOT, POTSHOT
2 [C] a good, bad, etc. ~ a person who shoots a gun in a particular way (well, badly, etc.)
3 (also lead shot) [U] a large number of small metal balls that you fire together from a SHOTGUN
See also - BUCKSHOT, GRAPESHOT
4 [C] (plural shot) a large stone or metal ball that was shot from a CANNON or large gun in the past
remark / action
5 [C] a remark or an action that is usually one of a series, and is aimed against sb/sth that you are arguing or competing with: This statement was the opening shot in the argument. + The supermarket fired the first shot in a price war today.
6 [C, usually sing.] ~ (at sth / at doing sth) (informal) the act of trying to do or achieve sth: The team are looking good for a shot at the title. + I've never produced a play before but I'll have a shot at it. + I'm willing to give it a shot. + Just give it your best shot (= try as hard as you can) and you'll be fine.
7 [C] the action of hitting, kicking or throwing the ball in order to score a point or goal in a game: Taylor scored with a low shot into the corner of the net. + Good shot!
8 (often the shot) [sing.] the heavy ball that is used in the sports competition called THE SHOT-PUT
9 [C] a photograph: I got some good shots of people at the party.
See also - MUG SHOT, SNAPSHOT
scene in film / movie
10 [C] a scene in a film/movie that is filmed continuously by one camera: the opening shot of a character walking across a desert
11 [C] (informal, especially AmE) a small amount of a drug that is put into your body using a SYRINGE
a flu shot (= to protect you against flu) + a shot of morphine
12 [C] (informal) a small amount of a drink, especially a strong alcoholic one: a shot of whisky
13 [C] an occasion when a spacecraft is sent into space: The space shot was shown live on television.
horse / dog in race
14 [sing.] (used with numbers) a horse, dog, etc. that has the particular chance of winning a race that is mentioned: The horse is a 101 shot.
Help Note: You will find other compounds ending in shot at their place in the alphabet.
Idioms: like a shot (informal) very quickly and without hesitating: If I had the chance to go there, I'd go like a shot.
a shot across the / sb's bows something that you say or do as a warning to sb about what might happen if they do not change, etc.
a shot in the arm something that gives sb/sth the help or encouragement they need
more at BIG adj., CALL v., DARK n., LONG adj., PARTING adj.
1 ~ (with sth) (of fabric, hair, etc.) having another colour showing through or mixed with the main colour: shot silk + black hair shot with grey + a cloudy sky shot with streaks of sunlight
2 [not before noun] (informal) in a very bad condition; destroyed: The brakes on this car are shot. + I'm shot-I'm too old for this job. + After the accident his nerves were shot to pieces.
Idioms: be / get shot of sb/sth (BrE, informal) to get rid of sb/sth so you no longer have the problems they cause: By the end of the week I just couldn't wait to get shot of them.
shot through with sth containing a lot of a particular colour, quality or feature: a voice shot through with emotion
1 act of firing a gun
fine, good | lucky | random | fatal | warning | first, opening
(often figurative) the opening shot in the party election campaign
| cannon, gun, pistol, rifle
I heard a pistol shot.
A volley of shots rang out.
VERB + SHOT
aim | fire, take
I took a few more shots at the target, but missed every time.
SHOT + VERB
ring out | hit sb/sth, strike sb/sth
The shot hit him in the upper chest.
| kill sb/sth | miss (sb/sth)
a shot from his semi-automatic rifle
| ~ to
She was killed by a single shot to the head.
2 person who shoots a gun, etc.
crack, good, excellent
She is a crack shot with a rifle.
| bad, poor
3 act of kicking/hitting a ball
fine, good, great, superb | poor, wayward | long
VERB + SHOT
crack/get in, have, take, try
Go on?take another shot.
| miss | mishit | block, parry, save
The goalkeeper parried his first shot but he scored from the rebound.
SHOT + VERB
be on target | go wide, miss
My first shot went wide, but my second was right on target.
Their captain tried a long shot on goal.
| ~ from
his right-footed shot from outside the penalty area a superb shot from Rivaldo > Special page at SPORT
4 photograph; picture in a film
camera | aerial, close-up, long, still, tracking, wide-angle, zoom | location | opening | action, crowd | fashion, publicity | cover
VERB + SHOT
I got some great shots of the runners as they crossed the line.
SHOT + VERB
a wide-angle shot showing the Houses of Parliament
a shot from a low angle
| ~ of
a publicity shot of the band performing
5 injection of a drug
VERB + SHOT
give sb | get, have
Have you had all your shots for your holiday yet?
a shot of penicillin The applause acted on her like a shot of adrenalin.
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