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to give somebody a shot: to give, to administer an injection to somebody; to inject, to vaccinate somebody
Shot has many other meanings. It shouldn't be confused with to shoot at someone to fire a gun at somebody - to take a shot at the goal (in soccer) to attempt to score a goal - to have a shot at doing something to try to do something.
I went to the doctor's office to get my shots. He gave me all the vaccinations I need for my trip to Africa.
- "Some are stockpiling flu medicine and getting flu shots, but others are taking less conventional precautions."
- "I am fully confident in the results because Horatio did the testing in between shots of tequila."
- "Sydney : Bloody hell, she just shot Eddy the koala bear!"
- "Sydney : Bloody hell, she just shot my telly!"
- "Plus we'd have to sign waivers and liability forms, probably have to get malaria shots for Ms. Bümbüm and her entourage."
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