[shoo-ting for 1; shoot-n, shoo-ting for 2] /ˈʃu tɪŋ for 1; ˈʃut n, ˈʃu tɪŋ for 2/
a contest in marksmanship.

a number of persons or things collectively.
everything involved with a particular matter:
He decided to sell the whole shooting match—his house, furniture, and car.

shooting gallery


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