||a gunbattle, a duel
||Two men died in the shoot-out: one
cop and one robber.
|shoot the breeze
||talk, visit, chat, chew the fat
||Hank and I were drinking beer and shooting the breeze.
|shoot the shit [B]
||visit, have a conversation, a chin wag
||The ladies went shopping, and the men sat around shootin' the shit.
||inject an illegal drug, get a hit, do drugs
||One of the addicts was in the bathroom shooting up.
||shoot guns to celebrate and scare people
||The cowboys used to get drunk and shoot up the town.
||shoot guns in the air without aiming
||Do you remember the shoot-ups in the old western movies?
|shoot your mouth off
||talk without thinking, blab, squeal
||Moe won't shoot his mouth off. He won't tell anybody.
|shoot your wad
||spend all your money, use all you have
||If you shoot your wad today, what will you spend tomorrow?
|shoot yourself in the foot
||ruin your chances, cut off your nose..., your own worst enemy
||If you want the job, don't be late for the interview. Don't shoot yourself in the foot.
|shooting fish in a barrel
||a task that is too easy, a game without challenge
||We won 18-2. It was like shooting fish in a barrel.