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    groping for a shot

    A triumph of homegrown engineering, the Nano encapsulates the dream of millions of Indians groping for a shot at urban prosperity.

    I guess the above in red means ..."Indians who hope to participate in urban prosperity." Am I right?

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    Re: groping for a shot

    "Grope" is probably not the best word to use, as it has unwanted sexual connotations.

    But the idea is that they are grasping for their chance at prosperity.

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    Re: groping for a shot

    Agree with Dave. "Grasping" immediately came to mind, as did "hoping."
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