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    Shoot my boot

    When some say:"Shoot my boot.", what's that means?

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    Re: Shoot my boot

    Quote Originally Posted by punkt View Post
    When some say:"Shoot my boot.", what's that means?
    I've never heard it, where did you find it?

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    Re: Shoot my boot

    Is it related to shoot yourself in the foot?

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    Re: Shoot my boot

    In book series [Murderous maths].

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    Re: Shoot my boot

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    In book series [Murderous maths].
    Please post the entire sentence or paragraph so that we have some context and the words around it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Shoot my boot

    This phrase was said by someone who lost a game he was supposed to win.

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    Re: Shoot my boot

    Quote Originally Posted by punkt View Post
    This phrase was said by someone who lost a game he was supposed to win.
    And that's it? That's all he said? Something like "I should have won that game. Shoot my boot"? That makes no sense.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Shoot my boot

    Maybe he 'shot his bolt' - for example a long-jumper who was expected to win a medal might try too hard in the qualifying round, get three no-jumps, and not even participate in the final round.

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    Re: Shoot my boot

    I suppose it is possible that the loss of the game was a result of poor play caused by an ill-fitting boot (a football boot, for example. The player was demanding that the offending boot face a firing squad.

    Perhaps not.

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    Re: Shoot my boot

    Maybe this is "shoot!" as the quite common alternative to "sh*t!", as "dang!" is to "damn!", "cripes!" to "Christ!". So "shoot my boot!" is just an extended form of that exclamation/curse, in the spirit of "rock my socks!".

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