shot

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shot

In addition to the idioms beginning with shot, also see big cheese (shot); call the shots; cheap shot; give it one's best shot; have a crack (shot) at; like a shot; long shot; parting shot. Also see under shoot.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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