Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Shooting"

The meaning of "Shooting" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does being caught in a shooting mean?
A: "A shooting" = "An event where bullets are shot at people" (especially where bullets are shot into a crowd randomly)

"To be caught in a shooting" = "To be present at a shooting"
--->compare "caught in a landslide," "caught in an earthquake," "caught in a tornado"

SO "being caught in a shooting" = "being present while bullets are shot at people, possibly the speaker"

A famous shooting in the USA is the "Columbine shooting." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbine_High_School_massacre
Q: What does There goes a shooting star. mean?
A: Yes. You'd use it to draw someone's attention to it.
Q: What does active shooting mean?
A: When someone with a gun has opened fire (shot their gun- usually in a place with many people (where guns aren't allowed)) and has not been caught/stopped yet
Q: What does "shooting" in this context mean?
A: Flames are rising
Q: What does "on 12-for-18 shooting" in the headline mean?
A: 12 for 18 is the shooting percentage LeBron made in that game. So, he made 12 out of 18 shots.

Example sentences using "Shooting"

Q: Please show me example sentences with shooting star.
A: Look, it's a shooting star!
Q: Please show me example sentences with shooting around some subconscious thoughts in the back of one’s mind .
A: Example: One does not simply shoot around some subconscious thoughts in the back of one's mind. One must think first.

Synonyms of "Shooting" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between shooting and taking a picture ?
A: “Shooting” is taking many pictures, often professionally. For example, “the photographer at the wedding was shooting many pictures of the bride and groom.” But “was taking many pictures of the bride and groom” is also natural.
“She is shooting a picture” sounds unnatural because it is only one picture. I would use “she is taking a picture.”
Q: What is the difference between shooting and shootout ?
A: @Dan_L In reference to guns
1. Shooting: when one person is firing a gun.
2. Shoot-out: a decisive gun battle between two people or teams.
Q: What is the difference between shooting star and meteor shower ?
A: a shooting star is just 1 falling star, a meteor shower is a series of falling stones from space
Q: What is the difference between shooting star and meteor ?
A: Shooting star is literally a star that is so fast and meteor is a piece of rock
Q: What is the difference between shooting star and falling star and meteor ?
A: There is no difference.

Other questions about "Shooting"

Q: There is no such a shooting spree in my country. does this sound natural?
A: PERFECT!
Q: Which one is more natural?
1. Shooting with this camera will take some getting used to.
2. It will take some time to get used to shooting with this camera. does this sound natural?
A: Both sound perfectly natural :)
Q: I see a shooting star falling across the sky.

Does it sound natural? if not, would you correct me?
A: Sounds natural. Usually we omit the last half since in our minds, we know a shooting star falls and it's in the sky.
"I see a shooting star!"

The sentence might sound better in past tense when you're writing a blog entry or something.
"I saw a shooting star fall across the sky last night."
Q: Hey! I've just seen a shooting star! Isn't it great!

ねえ、今流れ星みたんだけど、すごくない?

I prayed my dream come true. Do you think if it'll do?

願い事したんだけど、叶うかな?  does this sound natural?
A: "... Isn't it great?"
"I prayed for my wish to come true. Do you think it will?"
Q: 🌻Congrats for finishing the shooting.
クランクアップおめでとう。

Can't wait for watching the drama on TV! テレビで観れるのをすごく楽しみにしてるね。

Hope you get enough rest. しっかり休んでね。🌻 does this sound natural?
A: "Congrats on finishing shooting (or finishing the shoot, maybe). Can't wait to watch the drama on TV!"

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