Examples of long shot in a Sentence
I hope to double my profits, but I know that's a long shot.
The horse was a long shot, but we bet on him anyway.
She always bets on long shots at the racetrack.
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Royals are done, except maybe a Wildcard, which looks like a long shot.
In a report from the World Economic Forum on Thursday, Japan ranked 114th out of 140 nations in gender equality—ranking the lowest of the G7 nations by a long shot.
Re-signing Darvish, thought to be a strong possibility in spring training, now seems like a long shot.
A week ago, a state championship football game featuring the Bartlett Golden Bears and West Eagles seemed like a long shot.
Any Democratic candidate is a long shot in the red state of Alabama, however, and whoever wins the Republican primary is favored to win the Senate seat in the general election matchup.
People understand locker rooms get redone, and these locker rooms were nightmarish, worse than of my high school locker rooms by a long shot.
But a new report finds that such sums from the private sector aren't sufficient to prevent dire climate warming — not by a long shot.
But these aren't the only invasives impacting the state, not by a long shot.
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