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    Question shoot (someone)

    David L. starts a thread titled Shoot the Webmaster.

    What does 'shoot' mean here? Criticise? Thanks!

    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/ge...bmaster-2.html

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    Default Re: shoot (someone)

    Hello thedaffodils,

    I think he is a little angry for the changing aspect of this plant. Shoot is used for 'shoot the ball' and also for another use more "warrior" shoot with a gun somebody.

    I'm sure he is joking.

    Have a nice great day.

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    Default Re: shoot (someone)

    It's a reference to a film by Truffaut: "Tirez sur le pianiste" (Shoot the pianist.)

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