HyperDic: shoot_down

English > 3 senses of the expression shoot down:
VERBmotionshoot down, tear, shoot, charge, buckmove quickly and violently
motionshoot down, down, landshoot at and force to come down
socialshoot down, kill, defeat, vote down, vote outthwart the passage of
English > shoot down: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove quickly and violently.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymstear, shoot, charge, buck
NarrowerripMove precipitously or violently
Broaderrush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itMove fast
Similar todart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shootRun or move very quickly or hastily
Spanisharrancar, arremeter, cargar, despedir, disparar, sacudirse
English > shoot down: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningShoot at and force to come down.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsdown, land
English > shoot down: 3 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningthwart the passage of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymskill, defeat, vote down, vote out
Broaderveto, blackball, negativeVote against
Spanishechar abajo, echar a perder, frustrar, vencer, votar en contra

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