not by a long shot

  • 1 not by a long shot — See: BY A LONG SHOT …

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  • 2 not by a long shot — See: BY A LONG SHOT …

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  • 3 (not) by a long shot — informal (not) by far or at all. → long shot …

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  • 4 not by a long shot — ► (not) by a long shot informal (not) by far or at all. Main Entry: ↑long shot …

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  • 5 not by a long shot — BY NO (MANNER OF) MEANS, not at all, in no way, certainly not, absolutely not, definitely not; Brit. not by a long chalk. → shot * * * not by a long shot Not by any means • • • Main Entry: ↑long * * * not by a long shot/chalk/way/ …

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  • 6 not by a long shot — informal, old fashioned something that you say when you think something is not at all true. Do you think it s as good as her last movie? No, not by a long shot. It s not over yet, not by a long chalk, we still have a very good chance of winning …

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  • 7 not by a long shot — he is not yet out of the woods, not by a long shot Syn: by no (manner of) means, not at all, in no way, certainly not, absolutely not, definitely not …

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  • 8 not by a long shot — very little chance, not likely    That horse won t win, not by a long shot. It s old and slow …

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  • 9 not\ by\ a\ long\ shot — See: by a long shot …

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  • 10 not by a long shot — not in any way, no way, no chance …

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  • 11 not by a long chalk — not by a long shot/chalk/way/informal phrase used for saying that something is not true at all They’ve achieved a lot, but they haven’t finished yet – not by a long way. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing that something is not true or likely …

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  • 12 long shot — ► NOUN ▪ a venture or guess that has only the slightest chance of succeeding or being accurate. ● (not) by a long shot Cf. ↑not by a long shot …

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  • 13 long shot — n. 1. Informal a) in betting, a choice that has only a slight chance of winning and, hence, carries great odds b) any venture with only a slight chance of success, but offering great rewards if successful 2. Film TV a scene shot with or as with… …

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  • 14 not by a long way — not by a long shot/chalk/way/informal phrase used for saying that something is not true at all They’ve achieved a lot, but they haven’t finished yet – not by a long way. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing that something is not true or likely …

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  • 15 long shot — n. slight chance not by a long shot (AE) ( absolutely not ) * * * [ lɒŋʃɒt] [ slight chance ] not by a long shot ( absolutely not ; AE) …

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  • 16 long shot — noun a venture or guess that has only the slightest chance of succeeding or being accurate. Phrases (not) by a long shot informal (not) by far or at all …

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  • 17 Long Shot (Niven) — Long Shot is the name of a fictional spacecraft from the Known Space universe. It first appeared in the short story At The Core by Larry Niven, and played pivotal roles in several of his Ringworld novels.The Long Shot was named by its first pilot …

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  • 18 long shot — long ,shot noun count an attempt or guess at something that probably will not be successful or accurate, but is worth trying: It s a long shot, but it might just work …

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  • 19 Long shot — In photography, film and video, a long shot (sometimes referred to as a full shot or a wide shot) typically shows the entire object or human figure and is usually intended to place it in some relation to its surroundings; however, it is not as… …

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  • 20 long\ shot — noun 1. A bet or other risk taken though not likely to succeed. The horse was a long shot, but it came in and paid well. Jones was a long shot for mayor. The business long shot that succeeds often pays extremely well. 2. See: by a long shot •• an …

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