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don't shoot the messengerThe bearer of bad news should not be held accountable for the bad news.
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shoot 'em upA short story, novel, television show, film, computer game, or other narrative which depicts considerable gunplay.
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shoot downTo shoot , so that the one shot goes down.
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shoot downTo the point of preclusion.
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shoot first and ask questions laterTo act boldly.
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shoot first and ask questions laterTo take action with serious consequences without delay, preserving the benefit of surprise by not providing indication of one's intent.
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shoot off at the mouthDon't let [presidential press secretary Ron] Ziegler shoot off at the mouth without our knowledge.
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shoot off at the mouthTo boast, or brag, or talk too much.
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shoot off at the mouthTo disclose some information that was supposed to be secret.
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shoot one's boltTo use up one's resources, especially a singular one or one not readily restored.
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shoot one's loadTo ejaculate; to cum.
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shoot one's mouth offTo make reckless or exaggerated statements.
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shoot one's wadTo ejaculate.
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shoot one's wadTo spend all of one's money.
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shoot one's wadTo expend all of one's resources or efforts; to express all the arguments or ideas which one has.
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shoot oneself in the footTo act against one's own interests, e.g., by saying what one is really thinking.
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shoot oneself in the footTo deliberately sabotage an activity in order to avoid obligation, though it causes personal suffering. Origins in first world war trench warfare.
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shoot the bootsTo kick swiftly and violently, especially in the groin.
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shoot the breezeTo chat idly or generally waste time talking.
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shoot the bullTo chinwag; to talk idly.
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shoot the bullExtraneous, Trivial, Contrived, Unimportant, possibly sprinkled with absurdity, lies, mebbe 'gossip', et al:
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shoot the messengerTo blame a problem on whoever reported it; to hold somebody accountable a problem because he/she brought attention to it.
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shoot the moonTo achieve the lowest score possible, such that the player is usually rewarded with bonus points.
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shoot the moonTo attain great heights, a high value, or a numerically high measurement.
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shoot the moonTo hit the moon, with a rocket or by other means.
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shoot the moonTo take a risk which may result in great rewards; to succeed after taking such a risk.
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shoot the moon!Gambler's expression prior to throwing the 'dice':
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shoot the shitTo chat casually; to gossip.
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shoot throughUsed other than as an idiom: see shoot, through.
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shoot throughTo leave.
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shoot through like a bondi tramTo leave in haste.
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shoot upUsed other than as an idiom. To shoot upwards.
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shoot upTo grow taller rapidly.
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shoot upTo fire many bullets at.
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shoot upor (transitive) To inject (a drug) intravenously.
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turkey shootA hunt or hunting competition, using rifles or shotguns, in which wild turkeys are the prey; a marksmanship contest in which a turkey is the prize.
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turkey shootA situation in which numerous weapons are discharged against prey, opponents, or victims who have little ability to protect or defend themselves.
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turkey shootA unequal competitive situation in which one party easily defeats the other(s).
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blow offTo shoot something with a gun, causing it to come disconnected.
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barking-up the wrong tree:{Coon Hunters Remark:} Coon Dogs Chase Raccoon up Trees. They Bark at the Tree so Hunter Can 'Shoot' Coon out of the Tree:
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pop a cap in someone's assTo shoot someone with a gun.
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the sky is the moonA new modern combination of "the sky is the limit" and "shoot for the moon".
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trigger-happyHaving a tendency or desire to shoot a firearm irresponsibly before adequately identifying the target.
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