Today’s English word of the day is: shoot. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘shoot’, hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use. With each English word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.
shoot (something): to make a photograph or a movie of something
American English Pronunciation: /ʃut/
😀: I’m so excited to do your engagement photos! Do you have any ideas about where you’d like to do them?
🙂: Yeah! I was thinking you could shoot us on Roosevelt Island where Danny proposed.
😍: We’ve always wanted to visit New Zealand. The landscapes look spectacular.
🥰: They really do! Did you know that’s where they shot Lord of the Rings?
Want more practice using the word ‘shoot’? Here are some BBC.com articles featuring today’s word of the day!
And just for fun… Here are some tips on how to shoot portraits of your friends, even if they’re not models.
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Definition source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.
Come back tomorrow for another advanced English word of the day! My schedule is:
THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary