shot in the dark

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as in guess
an opinion or judgment based on little or no evidence The contestant was stumped by the question, and his answer was just a shot in the dark.

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“Shot in the dark.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shot%20in%20the%20dark. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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