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    title shot

    set somebody up for
    to put someone in a position in which they are able to do something, or in which something is likely to happen to them
    If he won the fight, it would set him up for a title shot.
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    What does title shot mean?
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    Re: title shot

    A "shot" is an attempt, or an opportunity to try something. It would give him an opportunity to be in a fight to try to win the title -- to fight the current title holder, presumably.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: title shot

    It could also be worded "a shot at the title".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: title shot

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It could also be worded "a shot at the title".
    And in fact, that's how I would word it.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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