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To attain great heights, a high value, or a numerically high measurement.

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shoot the moonTo achieve the lowest score possible, such that the player is usually rewarded with bonus points.
shoot the moonTo hit the moon, with a rocket or by other means.
shoot the moonTo take a risk which may result in great rewards; to succeed after taking such a risk.
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