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give it one's best shotTo make one's best effort or attempt; to try as hard as possible.Rate it:

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give it a shotTry or attempt (something).Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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as best one canIn the best possible way, given the circumstances.Rate it:

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put one's best foot forwardTo show oneself in the best or most positive way possible; to make a favorable impression.Rate it:

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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.Rate it:

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shot in the armA shot of drug in the arm, to get on a high.Rate it:

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shot in the armA stimulus.Rate it:

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big shotA person with a reputation of importance or power.Rate it:

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by a long shotBy a wide margin; indicates a very big difference or disparity.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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chip shotA relatively easy field goal, made from a short distance.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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chip shotA takeout shot aimed at hitting a rock at an angle.Rate it:

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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).Rate it:

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chip shotSomething that is easy to do or to achieve.Rate it:

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dead shotPerfect shooterRate it:

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Hot ShotSharp Person, Really With-It, "In the Swing of It, Svelte, Mayhaps Be Swell? Sophisticated. Sharp Kat et alRate it:

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long shotA master shot, the primary wide shot of a scene into which the closeups will be edited later.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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mug shotpolice photoRate it:

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parting shotAn insult or barbed comment issued as the speaker departs or the conversation comes to an end.Rate it:

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shot across the bowA warning that negative consequences will be faced if something is carried out or allowed to continue.Rate it:

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shot in the darkA guess, attempt, or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge.Rate it:

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shot with a shovelseverly admonished, castigated.Rate it:

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take a shot in the darkTo try on something without having any knowledge about the subject.Rate it:

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warning shotUsed other than as an idiom: A shot fired as a warning..Rate it:

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warning shotAn action intended to act as a warning.Rate it:

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who shot johnA long and involved explanation; a thing of which an explanation would be long and involved.Rate it:

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hunger is the best spiceWhen one is hungry, anything will taste good.Rate it:

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revenge is a dish best served coldAn expression that emotional detachment is ideal when taking revenge, as one is righting the wrongs that have been done to the doer.Rate it:

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do the best and live the restFirst do your work with your 100% dont think about the resultRate it:

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at bestIn the most favorable of conditions; at the most.Rate it:

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at the best of timesAt most.Rate it:

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attack is the best form of defenceIn a battle, attacking the opposition first is better than waiting for them to attack.Rate it:

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best betThe best proposal or plan.Rate it:

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best laid plansA proverbial expression used to signify the futility of making detailed plans when the outcome is uncertain.Rate it:

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best of both worldsA combination of two seemingly contradictory benefits.Rate it:

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best of the bunchThe best or most preferred person or item within a group.Rate it:

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best regardsUsed as a polite closing of a letter.Rate it:

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best thing since sliced breadAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate it:

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best thing since sliced panAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate it:

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best-kept secretA significant fact or characteristic that is not well-known.Rate it:

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diamonds are a girl's best friendA statement that suggests, while love is a luxury, material wealth (particularly jewellery) is more valuable in the long run.Rate it:

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experience is the best teacherLessons learned from experience are the most lasting.Rate it:

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he who laughs last laughs bestsuccess is better after having previously endured ridicule.Rate it:

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honesty is the best policyHonesty is the most honorable and fulfilling way to live one's life.Rate it:

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hunger is the best sauceBeing hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.Rate it:

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laughter is the best medicineIt is healthy to laugh.Rate it:

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level bestThe very best that one can do.Rate it:

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