Idiom: Shot across the bow
Meaning: A shot across the bow is a warning to tell someone to stop doing something or face very serious consequences.Country: International English | Subject Area: War, weapons and conflict | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Shot in the dark
- Cheap shot
- Long shot
- Worth a shot
- Hit me with your best shot
- As mad as a wrongly shot hog
- Until the last dog is shot
- Shot in the arm
- Off like a shot
- Grinning like a shot fox
- If you fly with the crows, you get shot with the crows
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