shooting
noun
1. (exchange of fire) 
A kid was taken to hospital after he was caught in a shooting between gangs.Un niño fue llevado al hospital luego de quedar atrapado en un tiroteo entre pandillas.
b. la balacera (F) (Latin America) 
When the shooting began, I hit the floor and covered my ears.Cuando comenzó la balacera, me tiré al piso y me cubrí los oídos.
c. los tiros (M) 
We thought it was a shooting, but actually it just was a kid lighting up firecrackers.Pensamos que eran tiros, pero en realidad era solo un niño tirando petardos.
Police dogs are trained not to be scared during a shooting.Los perros policías están entrenados para no asustarse cuando hay disparos.
2. (activity of firing guns) 
a. el tiro (M) 
You need to bring your own shotgun to practice target shooting here.Aquí necesitas traer tu propia escopeta para practicar tiro al blanco.
3. (hunting) 
a. la caza (F) 
The partridge shooting season starts next week.La temporada de caza de la perdiz comienza la semana próxima.
4. (murder) 
The shooting of President John F. Kennedy made a powerful emotional impact.El asesinato del presidente John F. Kennedy produjo un fuerte impacto emocional.
5. (execution) 
Three soldiers were convicted for the shooting of 50 civilians.Tres soldados fueron condenados por el fusilamiento de 50 civiles.
6. (cinema) 
a. el rodaje (M) 
The main actor was fired for continuously arriving late to the shooting.El actor principal fue despedido por llegar constantemente tarde al rodaje.
The shooting of the movie started in Ireland and ended in Spain two years later.La filmación de la película comenzó en Irlanda y terminó en España dos años más tarde.
adjective
7. (sharp) 
a. punzante 
Naomi described the feeling as a shooting, stabbing pain in her abdomen.Naomi describió la sensación como un dolor punzante y agudo en el abdomen.
shooting
Noun
1. (gunfire) 
a. el tiroteo (M) 
2. (incident) 
a. el ataque con disparos (M) 
3. (killing) 
a. el asesinato (con arma de fuego) (M) 
4. (at targets) 
a. el tiro al blanco (M) 
5. (at birds, animals) 
a. la caza (F) 
shooting stickbastón asiento
6. (of movie, tv program) 
a. el rodaje (M) 
adjective
7. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
shooting starestrella fugaz
shooting [ˈʃuːtɪŋ]
noun
1 (shots) tiros (m); disparos (m); (continuous shooting) tiroteo (m); balacera (f); (LAm)
there has been a 24 hour curfew and no shooting has been reported since Saturday the shooting had become a distant roar There's so much shooting on TV, who'd take any notice of a shot outside There were some pockets of resistance, and sporadic shooting was heard
2 (murder) asesinato (m)
he serving life for the shooting of a Securicor guard
(execution) fusilamiento (m)
3 [of film] rodaje (m); filmación (f)
he died during the shooting of the film Shooting was supposed to take about six weeks
4 especially (Britain) (hunting) caza (f)
there's some good shooting in that part of the country
good shooting! (said as congratulation) ¡buen tiro!; (said before hunt) ¡buena caza!
5 (Dep) tiro (m) al blanco
I haven't done any shooting for years
adjective
[+pain] punzante
modifier
shooting box (n) pabellón (m) de caza
shooting brake (n) (Britain) (Aut) (estate car) furgoneta (f); rubia (f); camioneta (f)
shooting gallery (n) barraca (f) de tiro al blanco
shooting incident (n) tiroteo (m); balacera (f); (LAm)
a police officer was seriously injured in a shooting incident five people were killed in three separate shooting incidents
shooting iron (n) (US) arma (f) (de fuego)
shooting jacket (n) chaquetón (m)
shooting lodge (n)
shooting box See culture box in entry shooting.
shooting match (n) concurso (m) de tiro al blanco; certamen (m) de tiro al blanco
the whole shooting match (the whole thing) todo el tinglado (informal)
and all the rest In my time I have seen all the great houses brought down, Coutts, Drummonds, Hoares, the whole shooting match At Remington, the head of this division would run the whole shooting match If public sentiment turns against the war, there goes the whole shooting match
shooting party (n) partida (f) de caza; cacería (f)
shooting range (n) campo (m) de tiro
shooting spree (n)
to go on a shooting spree ir por ahí disparando a la gente
A gunman with a high-powered rifle went on a shooting spree, killing eight people including a toddler The paramilitary police went on a shooting spree and shot dead three people
shooting star (n) estrella (f) fugaz
shooting stick (n) bastón (m) taburete
shooting war (n) guerra (f) a tiros
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