Is someone shooting at us?
"He's been busy shooting hoops with Pumpkin Green," Dean said.
I'm sure shooting ghosts in town must be against some local ordinance.
Kelp and upland geese abound, the latter being edible; and their shooting affords some sport.
She jerked back, pain shooting through her.
"If you keep mentioning it, it won't be an accident next time," Pierre retorted, shooting her a look in the rearview mirror.
The British shooting was poor.
The newscast gave no details of the shooting and a call to the hospital netted nothing but a tired sounding know-nothing switchboard operator.
Lydia Larkin stood, feet apart, in the classic shooting position, both hands clamped on her smoking gun.
The pain in his chest couldn't equate with the pain and distress shooting through him like cold fire.
Shipton claimed Jerry fell in the water while they were shooting rapids and Shipton himself nearly drowned trying to save him.
She rode across country with her brother, she went out shooting with Deschatres, she sat by the cottage doors on the long summer evenings and heard the flax-dressers tell their tales of witches and warlocks.
There young Parkman spent his leisure hours in collecting eggs, insects and reptiles, trapping squirrels and woodchucks, and shooting birds with arrows.
Several of the rooms on either side were open, revealing couples in various stages of undress, a room with junkies shooting up and potheads lighting up, and a room filled with what looked like people sleeping.
Damian located the enemy ahead of them, shooting intersections clear as they reached them.
In the days that followed, the shooting was ruled justified and Lydia Larkin was cleared of any wrongdoing.
The body heat of someone kneeling beside her made her blink, and she braced herself for the doc shooting her up again.
The famous "pour encourager les autres" (that the shooting of Byng did "encourage the others" very much is not to the point) is a typical example, and indeed the whole of Candide shows the style at its perfection.
Quetelet's astronomical papers refer chiefly to shooting stars and similar phenomena.
After the abolition of the States of the Church, he was treated by the French as a state prisoner, and lived for some years at the abbey of Monticelli, solacing himself with music and with bird-shooting, pastimes which he did not eschew even after his election as pope.
The factor T becomes of importance in long range high angle fire, where the shot reaches the higher attenuated strata of the atmosphere; on the other hand, we must take about 800 in a calculation of shooting under water.
The line of sight Ox, considered horizontal in range table results, may be inclined slightly to the horizon, as in shooting up or down a moderate slope, without appreciable modification of (28) and (29), and y or PM is still drawn vertically to meet OB in M.
Bands of masked men rode about the country both in the Black Patch and in the Burley, burning tobacco houses of the independent planters, scraping their newly-planted tobacco patches, demanding that planters join their organization or leave the country, and whipping or shooting the recalcitrants.
She wanted to know if men were shooting in the sky when she felt the thunder, and if the trees and flowers drank all the rain.
But this sort of thing is the very devil, with them shooting at you like a target.
He held the pistol in his right hand at arm's length, apparently afraid of shooting himself with it.
More depressing news filled the paper; a drive-by shooting in Dorchester, a knifing at a Boston bus stop and a baby abandoned in a rest room at Logan Airport.
She was silently thanking the heavens for rescuing her, until one of the men in black entered the garage and began shooting the downed men a second time around.
He sliced through two vamps before shooting the other two in the small courtyard.
"In the barn?" she asked innocently, and glanced up in time to see the poisonous look Josh was shooting at Alex.
You go shooting this evening?
Brady couldn't help the feeling that they were still shooting in the dark.
Carmen turned on him, warmth shooting up her neck so quickly that it was painful.
Which reminds me, you've got a ten o'clock today with your producer to plan out shooting for the next season, Ingrid said.
The distinction between the old and new method of observation may thus, in one sense, be described as the difference between shooting at a moving object and in shooting at one at rest.
Hunting and shooting give occupation to a great number of persons.
Only one external source can be named: the falling of meteors into the sun must yield some heat just as a shooting star yields some heat to our atmosphere, but the question is whether the quantity of heat obtainable from the shooting stars is at all adequate for the purpose.
Many visitors are attracted by the fishing (especially for tarpon) and shooting in the vicinity, water-fowl being plentiful in the Bay, and deer, quail and wild turkeys being found in the vicinity inland.
With the mouth into a single exterior opening), there is a terminal opening, the rhynchostome (subterminal in Valencinia), at the foremost tip of the body, out of which the proboscis is seen shooting backwards and forwards, sometimes with so much force that both its interior attachments are severed and it is entirely expelled from the body.
See also HARE, SHOOTING, and COURSING.
Field spaniels are excellent shooting dogs, and are readily trained to give notice of the proximity of game.
Since the general adoption of shooting in place of netting or bagging game, setters have been trained to act as pointers.
The destruction of game, recklessly carried out under Turkish rule, is prevented by the laws of 1880, 1883 and 1893, which enforced a close time, and rendered shooting-licences necessary.
Facing the crags on the south-west are the spots familiar to readers of The Heart of Midlothian, where stood Jeanie Deans's cottage, and between the crags and Arthur's Seat lies Hunter's Bog, used as a shooting range.
It ' The crowning atrocities, which the Magyars have never wholly forgiven, were the shooting and hanging of the " Arad Martyrs " and the execution of Batthyany.
PerEwpa, literally " things in the air," from yerb., beyond, and a€ipav, to lift up), a term originally applied by the ancient Greeks to many atmospheric phenomena - rainbows, halos, shooting stars, &c. - but now specially restricted to those luminous bodies known as shooting stars, falling stars, fireballs and bolides.
The ordinary shooting stars vary from the brilliancy of a firstto a sixth-magnitude star.
The visible life of an ordinary shooting star is, however, comprised within one second, and it is only rarely that such short time intervals can be accurately taken.
On a clear moonless night one person may count eight or ten shooting stars in an hour.
There was a brilliant exhibition of meteors on the 10th of April 1803, and in other years meteors have been very abundant on about the 19th to the 21st of April, shooting from a radiant a few degrees south-west of a Lyrae.
The finer meteors on entering the air only weigh a few hundred or, at most, a few thousand pounds, while the smallest shooting stars visible to the eye may probably be equal in size to coarse grains of sand, and still be large enough to evolve all the light presented by them.
These, with the sun now almost at their backs, were shooting better than usual, and Manteuffel was compelled to call on the VIII.
But while there was no doubt as to the shooting capacities of these guns, defects in the breech mechanism soon became equally patent, and in a few years caused a reversion to muzzle-loading.
Shooting the Stymphalian birds.
On Hercules' return to Thebes he gave his wife Megara to his friend and charioteer Iolaus, son of Iphicles, and by beating Eurytus of Oechalia and his sons in a shooting match won a claim to the hand of his daughter Iole, whose family, however, except her brother Iphitus, withheld their consent to the union.
The Ardennes are the holiday ground of the Belgian people, and much of this region is still unknown except to the few persons who by a happy chance have discovered its remoter and hitherto well-guarded charms. There is still an immense quantity of wild game to be found in the Ardennes, including red and roe deer, wild boar, &c. The shooting is preserved either by the few great landed proprietors left in the country, or by the communes, who let the right of shooting to individuals.
The conquest of Gotland at once led to a war between Valdemar and Sweden allied with the Hanseatic towns; but in the spring of 1362 Valdemar repulsed from the fortress of Helsingborg a large Hanseatic fleet provided with "shooting engines" (cannon) and commanded by Johan Wittenburg, the burgomaster of Lubeck.
We know exactly what we are shooting for.
Was this break in and shooting a coincidental event or might someone else have been as clever as I at tracking down this nefarious tipster?
The one who had been shooting the others was as large as Talon and plainly Hispanic.
She didn't miss the look of relief that crossed Pierre's face and suspected he'd been threatened with a reassignment for shooting her.
But someone was shooting at us and that gets my attention in a hurry.
He could hear shooting ahead of him.