Long Shot

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Long Shot

Informal; an action involving high risk. A long shot may result in a significant gain but has a high likelihood of failing.
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Having warmed up with a few full shots, my expectation was that my nine o'clock swings would travel about half that distance but they were actually flying a good deal further than that.
On stage you do the absolute best you can -your full shot, and hope that people appreciate it.
You never play a full shot, it's all punches and three-quarter shots with no follow-through.
Feet and hips are open to the target; stance is narrower than for a full shot.
I would like a year out to give riding my full shot," he admits.
Calculating shot volume to make sure your barrel has enough capacity may seem like a dull topic, but it will overcome the emotional experience that follows when you put a new mold into a machine and you find out there is not enough barrel capacity to make a full shot.
Everything is in front of you, and if you are going to miss a shot it might cost you a half shot, not a full shot.
After waiting nine years to hole a full shot on the Tour, it was Campbell's second such feat in 24 hours after also pitching in for an eagle on the fourth on Thursday.
Then adjust transfer position again to make only the sprue and runner; and finally take a full shot as a purge.
He could have gone all the way back, but that would have left him a full shot to the green again rather than a chip.
His interpretation of a classic Lautrec was so ropy that viewers were denied a full shot of it in all its glory.
I think this is the first time since then that I've holed a full shot,' said the Hampshire youngster, whose professional career started in nightmare fashion with 21 successive missed cuts.
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