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long shot

n.
1. An entry, as in a horserace, with only a slight chance of winning.
2.
a. A bet made at great odds.
b. A venture that offers a great reward if successful but has very little chance of success.
3. A photograph or a movie shot in which the subject appears small or distant in relation to the rest of the image.
Idiom:
by a long shot Informal
To any extent; at all. Usually used in negative sentences: You haven't done your share of the work by a long shot.

long shot

n
1. a competitor, as in a race, considered to be unlikely to win
2. (Gambling, except Cards) a bet against heavy odds
3. an undertaking, guess, or possibility with little chance of success
4. (Film) films television a shot where the camera is or appears to be distant from the object to be photographed
5. by a long shot by any means: he still hasn't finished by a long shot.

long′ shot`


n.
1. a horse, team, etc., that has little chance of winning and carries long odds.
2. an attempt or undertaking that offers much but in which there is little chance for success.
3. an attempt or guess that is unlikely to be successful.
4. a movie or television shot that gives a broad or full view of a scene or subject from a relatively great distance. Compare closeup (def. 2).
Idioms:
by a long shot, by any means: You aren't finished by a long shot.
[1785–95]

long shot

A shot in which the camera seems to be a long way from the subject, which appears in the distance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.long shot - a venture that involves great risk but promises great rewards
gamble - a risky act or venture
2.long shot - a contestant that is unlikely to win
contestant - a person who participates in competitions
Translations

long shot

n it's a long shot (fam) → le probabilità sono minime
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