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shoot-out

1. n. a gunfight. There was a big shoot-out at the end of the movie.
2. n. an argument. When the shoot-out was over, the boss—confident she had won—went back into her office. A big public shoot-out like that sours morale a lot.
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In the 1970 Cup-Winners Cup first round against Honved, the game went to a shoot-out after two 3-1 wins for both teams.
Liverpool limp through after epic shoot-out - The Telegraph ONE of the most astonishing shoot-outs in English history was finally settled when Albert Adomah, the Middlesbrough winger, missed the 30th kick, giving Liverpool a 14-13 victory.
Take the 2006 final out of the equation and the only time any team has ever won their next match after a successful shoot-out is Brazil - at this tournament.
The statistics prove this: a team that has won its last two shoot-outs has an 89 per cent chance of winning its next one, whereas a side that has failed in its last two shoot-outs has only a 57 percent chance of success.
When asked for his view on shoot-outs and how to prepare for them ahead of the World Cup, Hodgson said: "Win your games, and don't go into extra time.
Town were worthy champions after 146 minutes of football and two penalty shoot-outs, all in temperatures nearing 30 degrees and with only a 10-strong squad.
Devils lost six shoot-outs in a row last season before winning against Belfast in the play-off semi-finals.
I took part in three shoot-outs, two in Euro '96 and one at France '98 - and scored in them all.
The keeper said: "As a kid I had an OK record in penalty shoot-outs but when it comes to the seniors it's a different class.
Given England's miserable record in shoot-outs, that might just suit Rio Ferdinand and the boys.
Yet when Liverpool beat AC Milan I didn't hear one word of complaint, or debate, on the subject of shoot-outs.
Having a shoot-out in a district that's only going to buy one or two projectors or a single interactive whiteboard wouldn't interest vendors.
The DIMA Digital Camera Shoot-Out will build four photography studios on site for digital camera manufacturers to square off and shoot away.
1) The PC WEEK Shoot-Out, which appears in PC WEEK's November 16th issue, reveals that the e-commerce solutions from Microsoft, RightWorks, and Trade'Ex offer significantly different approaches to e-commerce implementation.