get a shot
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get a shot(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to receive an injection)
a. ponerse una inyección
I have to go to the doctor's to get a shot.Tengo que ir a la clínica para ponerme una inyección.
2. (to order a shot)
a. pedir un trago
I'm going to get a shot at the bar. Do you want one?Voy a pedir un trago en la barra. ¿Quieres uno?
b. pedir un chupito
Regionalism used in Spain
I got a shot of tequila.Pedí un chupito de tequila.
3. (to get a chance)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
If you get a shot, take it. It's as simple as that. There's no other way to score.Si tienes una oportunidad de marcar, hazlo. Tan simple es. No hay otra manera de marcar.
The sniper positioned himself in place where he would be able to get a shot at the target.El francotirador se posicionó en un lugar donde tendría la posibilidad de disparar al objetivo.
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