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seagull approachThe occurence of casual, ill-informed and hasty decisions or comments made by outside authorities who lack an understanding of the local issues or a real understanding of the facts of a particular situ.
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shotgun approachAn approach in which the subject is indiscriminate and haphazard, using breadth, spread, or quantity in lieu of accuracy, planning, etc.
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big shotA person with a reputation of importance or power.
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by a long shotBy a wide margin; indicates a very big difference or disparity.
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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.
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chip shotA relatively easy field goal, made from a short distance.
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chip shotA shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal.
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chip shotA takeout shot aimed at hitting a rock at an angle.
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chip shotThe achievement of a goal or the striking of a target with a ball or other projectile in relatively nonchallenging or routine circumstances, by throwing (as in basketball) or by discharging a firearm (as in hunting).
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chip shotSomething that is easy to do or to achieve.
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dead shotPerfect shooter
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give it a shotTry or attempt (something).
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give it one's best shotTo make one's best effort or attempt; to try as hard as possible.
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Hot ShotSharp Person, Really With-It, "In the Swing of It, Svelte, Mayhaps Be Swell? Sophisticated. Sharp Kat et al
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long shotA master shot, the primary wide shot of a scene into which the closeups will be edited later.
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long shotSomething unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.
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mug shotpolice photo
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parting shotAn insult or barbed comment issued as the speaker departs or the conversation comes to an end.
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shot across the bowA warning that negative consequences will be faced if something is carried out or allowed to continue.
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shot in the armA shot of drug in the arm, to get on a high.
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shot in the armA stimulus.
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shot in the darkA guess, attempt, or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge.
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shot with a shovelseverly admonished, castigated.
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take a shot in the darkTo try on something without having any knowledge about the subject.
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warning shotUsed other than as an idiom: A shot fired as a warning..
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warning shotAn action intended to act as a warning.
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who shot johnA long and involved explanation; a thing of which an explanation would be long and involved.
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on the right trackUsing the correct general approach to a particular task or problem; pursuing something in a promising way.
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bear downTo approach another vessel from windward.
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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.
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tee offTo hit the first shot of the hole.
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sneak upTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.
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come upTo come towards, to approach.
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hit onTo flirt with; to approach and speak to (someone), seeking romance, love, sex, etc.
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sneak up onTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.
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throw downTo fight, incite to fight, or approach with the intent to fight; to make a stand.
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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.
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bottom handWith a standard batting grip, the hand placed further down the handle of the bat; the batsman's dominant hand, providing most power to a shot.
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bridgeA particular form of one hand placed on the table to support the cue when making a shot in cue sports.
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bulletproofCapable of withstanding a direct shot by a bullet fired from a gun.
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chip inTo put a chip shot in the hole.
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come down the pikeTo emerge, come up; to approach or arrive on the scene; to present (itself or oneself).
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come to papaA phrase used to encourage someone or something to approach.
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do one's damnedestTo do one's utmost; to make every effort or to try every possible approach or way.
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do one's darnedestTo do one's utmost; to make every effort or to try every possible approach or way.
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don't dilly-dally aroundDilly-Dally' Means To approach A Task Or Challenge With An Attitude Of Playfulness, Very Relaxed, Unimportant Viewpoint, 'Whatever? ? ? ?
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draw inTo approach.
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draw onTo approach, come nearer, as evening.
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getA difficult return or block of a shot.
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go snakeTo approach, attack or accost a person, situation or environment in an extremely violent and unrestrained manner, often with no thought about consequences.
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