not by a long shot

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Definition of not by a long shot

: not at all Our work isn't done yet, not by a long shot.

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“Not by a long shot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20by%20a%20long%20shot. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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