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Shoot down - Meaning and Definition

 Phrasal Verb

shoot down


to shoot something or someone and cause it/him/her to fall


- "Shot down in a blaze of glory" Jon Bon Jovi, Blaze of Glory

- The helicopter was shot down over enemy territory.

 Verb and preposition
Can be separated
 Normal or Slang
 American / British /
 Regular / Irregular
Shoot is an irregular verb. Its forms are: shoot, shot, shot

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English Grammar Exercises: Jon Bon Jovi, Blaze of glory