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

The meaning of "Shotgun" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa riding shotgun ?
A: To be sitting in the front passenger seat
Q: O que significa I call shotgun ?
A: It’s basically saying “I get to sit in the passenger seat.” It’s called “shotgun” because of something back in the old days
Q: O que significa shotgun (about car)?
A: It means you want to ride in the front seat next to the driver.

For example,
Person 1: Let's go. I'll drive.
Person 2: I call shotgun!
Person 3: No fair! You always get to ride up front!

It originates from the idea of committing a crime and running away in the car. There's the person who drives and the person who shoots out the window at the pursuers.
Q: O que significa shotgun marriage?
A: it is an enforced or hurried wedding, especially because the bride is pregnant
Q: O que significa what does "shotgun" mean?
examples
"I was riding shotgun"
"shotgun seat"?
A: It is the passenger seat of the car. In other words, the front seat next to the driver! :)

Example sentences using "Shotgun"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com shotgun (as front seat).
A: I want to ride shotgun on your first drive in your new car.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com shotgun (front seat in the car) .
A: I call shotgun!
I like riding shotgun.
I always call shotgun before my little brother.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com shotgun.
A: A shotgun is a rifle that shoots one bullet at a time.

Ex my dad shot a deer with a shotgun
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com '' shotgun '' (from George Ezra song) and what does it mean ? .
A: We got married young in a typical shotgun marriage.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com shotgun (not gun).
A: he shotgunned the beer

Synonyms of "Shotgun" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre shotgun e rifle e gun ?
A: A shotgun uses a shotgun shell. It contains a number of smaller pellets that exit the barrel all at the same time.
A rifle requires two hands to operate like a shotgun. It fires a single projectile and is typically much more accurate/precise.
A handgun/pistol fires a single bullet like a rifle, but it can be used with one hand.
As a general term for that kind of device, all of them are guns.

Translations of "Shotgun"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? what is a shotgun in this meaning?
A: "to ride shotgun" means to ride in a car next to somebody in the passenger seat. In this case, it means "accompanies" or even plainly "interviews"
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? what is a shotgun in this meaning?
A: "to ride shotgun" means to sit in the front passenger seat of a car
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "Shotgun"
Does it have to go with seat?
as "shotgun seat"
I rode on Harry's shotgun to party last Friday? does it sound natural?
A: If you are trying to claim shotgun you just say shotgun. In your sentence you would say, "I rode shotgun with Harry to the party last Friday night."

Other questions about "Shotgun"

Q: What does "Not even phased by the shotgun." mean?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFRRS1XSEJw
A: "being phased by something" is to have something affect you. In this case, it means not afraid of it, not caring at all.
Q: "you take the shotgun. I like back seats' soa natural?
A: remove "the", and it's good
Q: why do you a shotgun to the party soa natural?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Why shotgun means the same as passenger seat?
A: @hmhuang:
"(slang) The front passenger seat in a vehicle, next to the driver; so called because the position of the shotgun-armed guard on a horse-drawn stage-coach, wagon train, or gold transport was next to the driver on a forward-mounted bench seat. I call shotgun! (I claim the right to sit in the passenger seat.)"
Q: What does "shotgun" mean?

I've heard this word in a movie called "Hangover 3"
A: Shotgun is a popular term for the front passenger seat of a car. If there are more than 2 people it is popular to call "shotgun!" before going somewhere in a car, as a way of deciding who gets the front passenger seat.

Although this is a slang term, it is very common in the U.S. and would be understood by nearly any American watching a movie like The Hangover.

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