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    what do we do with x-rays?

    "We are going have to shoot a couple of x-rays and he can go home."

    Is it OK to say "shoot an x-ray"?

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    Re: what do we do with x-rays?

    I'd use take. As we shoot film, I can't see anything wrong with using shoot colloquially, though.

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    Re: what do we do with x-rays?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I'd use take. As we shoot film, I can't see anything wrong with using shoot colloquially, though.
    We can snap pictures, can we snap an x-ray?

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    Re: what do we do with x-rays?

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    We can snap pictures, can we snap an x-ray?
    I am not a teacher, nor am I an X-ray technician.

    Not without setting it up, I'd say.

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    #5

    Re: what do we do with x-rays?

    Note that 'x-ray' here means 'image taken with equipment that uses x-ray photography'. Like Tdol, I'd use 'take'. That's the verb I've heard used by doctor and dentists.

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