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Definition of "shoot down" []

  • To cause to fall by shooting. (verb)
  • To criticize a (request) to the point of preclusion. (verb)

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Use "shoot down" in a sentence
  • "It was a U.S.-initiated air-sea mission, with U.S. and British commandos on the ground as spotters and organizers for the ground troops of the Northern Alliance, which was really a local coalition; other nations offered grudging moral support or intelligence tips or a willingness not to shoot down our aircraft using their airspace."
  • "Want to go on a duck shoot down in the marshes at the mouth of the Tagliamento?"
  • "“You folks going to let nigras shoot down a white man and get away with it?”"
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