shoot off

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shoot off (third-person singular simple present shoots off, present participle shooting off, simple past and past participle shot off)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see shoot,‎ off.
    His arm got shot off in the war.
  2. (colloquial) To leave quickly
    I have to shoot off, my interview starts in under an hour.
  3. (idiomatic) To do (something, usually a written or verbal communication) quickly, and without hesitation or forethought.

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