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In Dutch one can say

Schiet raak!

meaning

Shoot in such a way that you hit what you intend to hit!

'Raak' is a word that is literally defined as "hitting it's goal" and it can for example also be used as a single word exclamation when something has hit it's intended goal ("Raak! Look, I hit triple 20 on the dart board!!!"). How would the same concept/sentiment be expressed in English? The closest I have come is "Don't miss!" and "Yeey, I didn't miss!", but that still feels quite a bit off.

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You say "Bullseye!"

bullseye Interjection A cry when someone hits the bullseye of a target.

But not used only when you hit the bullseye actually.

From urbandictionary:

An expression used when an incredibly accurate shot has been made. Used commonly in fps games and in the military.

Guy 1: "Dude I did a headshot with this crappy handgun!"

Guy 2: "Haha! Bullseye!"

  • But not used only when you hit the bullseye actually. especially since we don't often hunt bulls! – andy256 Apr 9 '14 at 1:34
  • Only 'problem' with this one is that for example with dart it's not about the intended target, but about the 'bullseye', so if you would want to throw a triple 3 or something and succeeded 'bullseye!' would seem quite the odd thing to shout :P – David Mulder Apr 9 '14 at 10:54
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Consider "Dead on (target)!"

Can also be used figuratively to mean that a statement is exactly correct or accurate.

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In addition to bullseye,

Bingo! it is the cry of successfully winning the game bingo. And, it can also mean I've done it!

Eureka! for a discovery that hits the mark.

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You can tell someone to shoot straight, though you have to be carefully about the context since it's more associated with gunfire than arrows.

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There are tons of sport terms:

  • baseball: right down the middle and homerun
  • football: split the uprights and touchdown
  • golf: hole-in-one
  • basketball: swish (nothing but net)
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You already have bingo and bulls-eye in previous answers. Can also use right-on to tell someone that they are correct.

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