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1. and shoot up tv. & in. to inject drugs, especially heroin. (Drugs.) He actually had to leave the meeting to shoot.
2. n. an injection of heroin. (Drugs. Usually shoot-up.) The way Ernie was yawning, I knew he needed a shoot-up.
3. tv. to spike a drink with liquor. I’m gonna shoot the punch with rum.
4. in. to begin to tell [something]. Okay, shoot. I’m all ears.
5. exclam. Darn! (Usually Shoot! An exclamation or a very mild curse. A substitute if not a euphemism for shit.) Oh, shoot! I left my shades in the car.
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In the end, recognizing the perceptual and memory distortions that officers can have during a shooting can go a long way toward helping officers deal with such difficult situations and, perhaps, reduce their occurrence.
We were shooting some of the film in the Dunlop Observatory, north of Toronto, and there were some pictures on the walls, various things, and a graph that was basically a sine wave.
The motion was slow, but since I was used to shooting while standing perfectly still, it had already completely destabilized me.
On top of that is a double whammy tied to teen psychology: a copycat syndrome that makes it more likely with each new school shooting that other angry, violent teens will act out, and a reluctance on the part of other students to report threats.
My point is that even the most radical aiming and shooting techniques can be made to work if you practice them consistently.
Take two articles in The Wall Street Journal that appeared the same day as the Georgia shooting but dealt with the aftermath of Littleton, Colorado.
Seventy-five to 80 percent of the shooting on the modern battlefield is the result of this kind of stimulus-response training.
There's a difference between target shooting and Robin Hood style shooting.
When I'm shooting in a corporate setting, I roam freely and become part of the background.
Faster, more responsive, more efficient and easier to use, thanks to Canon's proprietary new DIGIC III image processor and a newly enhanced and intuitive user interface, the PowerShot G7 digital camera also offers users a greater level of creative control and flexible shooting options than ever before.
The shooting occurred when Rodvon Daymetric Brown, a seventh grader, approached a 47-year-old man who was sitting in his car, and threatened him with a rifle in an attempt to rob him.
It has our point guard (1) above the key, our shooting guard (2) and small forward (3) at the wings, our power forward (4) at the free-throw line, and our center (5) on a low block, depending on which side our point guard (1) will attack.
In May 1998, the FBI's National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC) began researching 18 school shooting incidents to help identify relevant contributory and causal factors and to recommend procedures to school administrators and law enforcement agencies for threat assessment and intervention.
Location, as it happens, is a significant reason for shooting in Toronto and surrounding environs, but not a straightforward one.
The second officer is still recovering from injuries suffered during the shooting.