French translation of 'shoot down'
separable transitive verb
- [plane, helicopter, missile]
- (= kill) [person]
- (= ridicule) [person, ideas]
tourner en ridiculeto shoot sb down in flames
descendre qn en flammes
Example Sentences Including 'shoot down'
He could do it at gunpoint and shoot down anyone who got in his way.Skorpion's Death
`He wasn't very efficient, trying to shoot down Mr O'Brien in front of a crowd of witnesses, including a police inspector.Murder Song
`In your view it's okay for the Salvadorian air force to bomb the guerrillas but not for the guerrillas to shoot down the planes.Snowline
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Translation of shoot down from the Collins English to French Dictionary