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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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Scotland legend Denis Law missed the first-ever penalty in a shoot-out in England.
Albert Adomah's miss ends epic penalty shoot-out - The Times AS Liverpool and Middlesbrough traded successful penalties, one conversion following another, a fall guy had to emerge.
Clearly the physical exertion of playing 120 minutes, followed by the emotional expenditure of a penalty shoot-out, is too much for players to bounce back from.
You never really get a chance to take part in shoot-outs - I loved it.
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 Printer Shoot-Out uses a "target file" created by some of the best color experts in the industry.
ROY Hodgson is dreading the prospect of having to go through another nail-biting penalty shoot-out at next year's World Cup.
Pare repeated her feat of saving three penalties and scoring one as Town won the shoot-out 3-2, Bullock and Isobel Boothroyd also netting.
Since Everton won the first-ever shoot-out in European competition, beating Borussia Moenchengladbach in the European Cup in 1970-71, English clubs have won only eight of 20 further shoot-outs against European rivals.
David Moyes saw his men dumped out on penalties when Yakubu and Jagielka both failed to convert their spot kicks as Fiorentina went through 4-2 in the shoot-out.
Dr Iwan Griffiths and his team of Welsh scientists believe the hi-tech guidance they wanted to give England would have resulted in Sven's men finally ending their penalty shoot-out agony and playing in last night's semi-final against France.
This came about largely because, with no replays, it seemed illogical for teams to win rounds of the competition by a shoot-out and then share the trophy.
45pm MATT DUKE insists Bradford are favourites against Arsenal tonight - but only if they take Arsene Wenger's men to a penalty shoot-out for a place in the last four of the Capital One Cup.