Idiom: Long shot
Meaning: If something is a long shot, there is only a very small chance of success.
Country: International English |
Subject Area: War, weapons and conflict |
Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- How long is a piece of string
- Long in the tooth
- In the long run
- Long time no see
- By a long chalk
- Shot in the dark
- Kick something into the long grass
- Draw a long bow
- Cheap shot
- Shot across the bow
- Long time no hear
- Worth a shot
- Long face
- Hit me with your best shot
- Cast a long shadow
- A long row to hoe
- As mad as a wrongly shot hog
- Until the last dog is shot
- The long and short
- Shot in the arm
- Honest as the day is long
- Off like a shot
- Grinning like a shot fox
- If you fly with the crows, you get shot with the crows
- Cut a long story short
- It's as broad as it is long
- Nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs
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