Definitions for shoot down
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murder by shooting someone down in cold blood
tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck(verb)
move quickly and violently
"The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
down, shoot down, land(verb)
shoot at and force to come down
"the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out(verb)
thwart the passage of
"kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to cause an aircraft to crash using a gun
They shot down the helicopter with a rocket.
to criticize sb's idea and stop it from being used
I suggested doing that, but the boss shot it down.
To cause to fall by shooting.
To criticize a (request) to the point of preclusion.
Shoot Down is a 2006 documentary regarding the events surrounding the Brothers to the Rescue organization and the eventual shootdown of two of its aircraft. Based on 5 reviews collected by Rotten Tomatoes, 80% of the critics enjoyed Shoot Down with an average rating of 7/10.
Translations for shoot down
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to hit (a plane) with eg a shell and cause it to crash.
- يُسْقِط الطائِرَه بالقَذائِفArabic
- abaterPortuguese (BR)
- skyde nedDanish
- καταρρίπτω (αεροσκάφος)Greek
- derribar, abatirSpanish
- alla tulistamaEstonian
- سرنگون كردنFarsi
- ampua alasFinnish
- לְהַפִּיל מָטוֹסHebrew
- मार गिरानाHindi
- ustrijeliti koga, srušiti (avion)Croatian
- menembak jatuhIndonesian
- skjóta niðurIcelandic
- menembak jatuhMalay
- skyte nedNorwegian
- سرنگون كردنPersian
- سر نګون کولPashto
- a doborîRomanian
- skjuta nerSwedish
- ateş ederek düşürmekTurkish
- 擊落Chinese (Trad.)
- ہوائی جہاز کو گولے سے مار گراناUrdu
- bắn rơiVietnamese
- 击落Chinese (Simp.)
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