Shoot down - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈʃuːt ˈdaʊn|
Brit.  |ʃuːt daʊn|

verb

- move quickly and violently (syn: buck, charge, shoot, tear)
- shoot at and force to come down (syn: down, land)
- thwart the passage of (syn: defeat, kill, vote down)

Examples

Today our fighters have shot down twenty enemy planes.

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