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be shot

1. To be physically, mentally, or emotionally exhausted. After two hours in the gym and another hour swimming, I was shot by the time I got home. I'm already pretty shot from writing essays, and I still have another one to write for tomorrow.
2. To be in a bad condition or totally destroyed. I wish I could have the repairs finished sooner, but I'm afraid your engine's shot. Between dealing with mounting debt, my four children, and my recent divorce, my nerves are pretty shot at the moment.
3. To be filmed. The surprise independent hit was shot on a budget of less than $100,000.
4. To be wasted, spent, or used up, typically money or resources. I can't believe my entire budget for a week in Las Vegas was shot in the first day!
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shot

1. n. a try at something. Go ahead. Give it another shot.
2. mod. exhausted; ruined. Here’s your pen back. It’s shot anyway.
3. n. a rocket launching. The shot was canceled because of the weather.
4. n. a small or quickly drunk drink of liquor, usually whiskey. He stopped at every bar on the strip for a quick shot.
5. n. an injection of drugs. Just one shot of that stuff and you’re hooked for life.
6. mod. alcohol intoxicated. They are a little noisy, I guess, but after all they are shot—you know, plastered.
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Tender notice number : Rcord Dept 7 photo video shotting ID:2016_DMA_118754_1
Shotting joined 3D Systems in July 1998 as director of worldwide tax and was promoted to general counsel in May 2000.
What marked the night, indeed the whole UEFA Cup campaign, was an underlying belief that Boro were going all the way, a conviction that bubbled under through the group stages, grew despite the season-ticket shotting turmoil in the league and was steeled by the defiance under attack and provocation in Rome.
Despite such warnings, hot- shotting is becoming a regular feature of student bars and clubs.
However, I did not find this detrimental but rather like shotting a standard 1911 that had been fitted with a long trigger.
Wimbledon sealed the points in stoppage time when sub Agyemang was left with the easy job of shotting into the net after good work on the left from Jobi McAnuff.
Called ``drop shotting,'' the hook is tied on and the tag end of the line from the knot at the hook is left long, instead of cut off.
A new feature will be a series of "How to do it" clinics in which experts will give back-to-back demonstrations on topics from knot tying and shotting to rigs and pole elsaticating.
If you're doing it from scratch you're only making a couple of hundred quid a day, but you can make a grand a day shotting food (selling hard drugs).
A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Shotting obtained her certification as a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and went on to earn a degree in law from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.
Drop shotting was called doodlers, the Orange resident says.
Giuseppe, of Longsight, Manchester, had survived an earlier shotting aged just 13 - but his family denied their son was caught up in gang warfare.