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.
Recent Examples of long shot from the Web
Joyful, inventive, catchy — one of my favorite releases of last year by a long shot.
Democratic congressman Beto O’Rourke may still be a long shot to unseat Republican senator Ted Cruz in Texas this November.
That’s the best way to prevent CTE, by a long shot.
With a market cap of about $37 billion, Humana would be Walmart’s biggest deal by a long shot.
Andrew Janz, the Deputy District Attorney in Fresno County, is still considered a long shot in his bid to unseat Nunes.
No local long shots like Leominster or Lawrence, or struggling Midwest cities like Detroit or St. Louis, which Missouri’s governor offered to connect with Kansas City by Hyperloop for a state-spanning campus.
Hosmer finds comfort in the role of the long shot, a homegrown talent for Royals who broke through in 2011 as the team finished 20 games under .500 and 24 games back.
He’s more of a long shot than some of the others on this list because of his injury issues, but there’s upside here nonetheless.
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Definition of long shot for English Language Learners
: an attempt or effort that is not likely to be successful
: a person or thing that is not likely to win something (such as a contest or race)
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