2006Could one ever say:
1-I shot birds in my room. only if the birds were in your room
If you say 'I shot (at) birds.', people would assume the birds were outside.
if the birds weren't in the room?
I'll try to make up a context:
A: What did you do in your room?
In my room,I shot birds flying in the sky.
B2: I shot birds flying in the sky in my room. not good For one thing, there is no sky in your room. With 'from' instead of "in", it would be correct.
B3: I shot birds in my room. The meaning is not clear. (see above)
Are any of the sentences B1, B2 and B3 acceptable?
I know that in general one shoots a bird from one's room. yes
But here the question is:
'What did you do in your room.'
I shot (at) birds (outside)(flying in the sky)(in the tree)(on the fence) etc.