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shoot off

v.
1. To launch some rocket or missile: We shot off fireworks to celebrate the New Year. I built a rocket and shot it off in my backyard.
2. To detach or sever something by shooting: The gunner shot off the plane's wing. I aimed the gun at the padlock and shot it off.
See also: off, shoot
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It is necessary to shoot off these dogs and conduct pet vaccinations," he said and encouraged to develop an action plan on the issue.
Thereafter, he beat Matthew Gray in the semis in similar style, with his eight in the shoot off, beating Gray's attempt of seven.
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People who shoot off the illegal fireworks - which last July 4 were visible as they rose by the hundreds from neighborhoods and parking lots across the Antelope Valley - should be prosecuted criminally, the mayor said.
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Although a Lancaster resident, Peterson said he plans to shoot off his fireworks legally at a party in Rosamond.