Phrasal verbs, also called two-word verbs, are idiomatic expressions wherein the second element of the verb (the adverb or particle) is not necessarily predictable.
shoot something out
Meaning / Example:
1. to stick, throw, or thrust something outward.
> The diamond shot bright shafts of light out when the sun fell on it.
2. to settle a matter by the use of guns.
> Bill and the cowboy—with whom he had been arguing—went out in the street and shot it out.
A phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or adverb or both and that functions as a verb whose meaning is different from the combined meanings of the individual words
A compilation of 50 phrasal verbs.