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long shot

long shot

 
pronunciation:
lawng shat
phrases:
by a long shot, not by a long shot
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in betting, a choice that has very little chance of winning, such as a horse in a race.
similar words:
outsider
definition 2: any attempt or venture that has only a small chance of success but will offer great rewards if it does succeed.
similar words:
venture
definition 3: in photography, films, or television, a camera shot taken at considerable distance from the subject. (Cf. close-up.)
phrase: by a long shot
phrase: not by a long shot