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big shotA person with a reputation of importance or power.
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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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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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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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by a long shotBy a wide margin; indicates a very big difference or disparity.
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shot with a shovelseverly admonished, castigated.
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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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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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give it one's best shotTo make one's best effort or attempt; to try as hard as possible.
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take a shot in the darkTo try on something without having any knowledge about the subject.
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tee offTo hit the first shot of the hole.
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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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getA difficult return or block of a shot.
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goodbye cruel worldA call said before taking a stiff drink, especially a shot of vodka.
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hole in oneA round that is completed by sinking the ball in a single shot or attempt, with one hit.
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killTo strike a ball or similar object with such force and placement as to make a shot that is impossible to defend against, usually winning a point.
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outsiderA competitor or contestant who has little chance of winning; a long shot; a dark horse.
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shoot downTo shoot , so that the one shot goes down.
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shotgunA gun which fires loads consisting of small metal balls, called shot, from a cartridge.
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