Phrasal Verb 'shoot'

We have 9 phrasal verb definition related to 'shoot'.

Shoot away

Meaning:

Leave somewhere quickly

Example:

He SHOT AWAY as soon as the bell rang for the end of the lesson.

Shoot back

Meaning:

Return quickly

Example:

I'm SHOOTING BACK home to pick up some things I forgot to bring with me.

Shoot for

Meaning:

Have as a goal

Example:

I’m SHOOTING FOR nothing less than the presidency.

Shoot off

Meaning:

Leave promptly and quickly

Example:

I'll have to SHOOT OFF as soon as the lesson finishes, otherwise I'll miss my train.

Shoot out

Meaning:

Go out for a short time

Example:

I'm SHOOTING OUT to the shops for a paper.

Shoot up

Meaning:

Increase quickly

Example:

The share prices of internet companies have been SHOOTING UP lately.

Shoot up

Meaning:

Take illicit drugs intravenously.

Example:

The heroin-user would SHOOT UP in shop doorways.

Shoot up

Meaning:

Damage with gun-shots

Example:

The gangsters SHOT UP the pub.

Shoot up

Meaning:

Increase quickly, grow

Example:

Johnny has SHOT UP since I last saw him