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I was right, so it seems, about getting ashore before the enemy could see to shoot out to sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
That was a considerable sensible commandment of yourn, always to shoot the foremost of the Mexicans when they attacked.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
"But I don't see what you can shoot with it," said Davy, feeling that he was somehow getting the worst of the argument.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Thereafter he ran away from school twice, having been seized with a romantic and irresistible desire to see and shoot a lion!
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The sentinels seemed much alarmed, and drew up their carbines as if to shoot.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
At this stock-taking the number unaccounted-for is twenty-two, several of which are quite recent accessions to the Library.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
Then a squad of sepoys were told to “shoot all the women and children in the Bibigarh through the windows of the house.”
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The Marchioness observed a brilliant flush shoot over the face of her auditor, as he bowed his head to her last words.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOOT FOR

  • blasts
  • calls in question
  • debates
  • disputes
  • doubts
  • gives it oneis all
  • goes for it
  • goes for jugular
  • jockey for position
  • jumps on
  • litigates
  • mixes it up with
  • objects to
  • opposes
  • pushes
  • questions
  • scrambles for
  • shoots for
  • stands up for
  • tangles
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