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long shot

1. a bet against heavy odds
2. Films Television a shot where the camera is or appears to be distant from the object to be photographed
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In The Sweet Hereafter, a movie that deals with the effects of a school bus crash on a small community, the bus may crash on screen, but it does so slowly and in terrifying long shot, a decision that has the deeply disturbing effect of allowing us to imagine the long-term consequences of this tragedy at the same moment we're watching it.
TOP TREBLE QPR, Rangers -2, Dunfermline (4-1, Ladbrokes) SCOTS BOTH TO SCORE Dundee Utd v Killie Dunfermline v Ayr C'beath v Peterhead (7-2, Betway) ENG BOTH TO SCORE Carlisle v Dagenham Exeter v Hartlepool Notts Co v Luton (5-1, McBookie) LONG SHOTS HOMES Birmingham, Charlton Walsall, Rangers -1 Dunfermline Perm any 3 and all 4 (Four 18-1, McBookie) AWAYS Orient, Plymouth Morecambe, Morton Perm any 3 and all 4 (Four 49-1, Ladbrokes) DRAWS Norwich v B'mouth West Brom v Soton Partick Th v Dundee St Mirren v Falkirk Perm any 3 and all 4 (Four 130-1, bet365) SUPERSINGLE BURY have been shaking sides up in recent weeks.
In The Sweet Hereafter, a movie that deals with the aftermath of a school--bus crash on a small community, the bus may crash on screen, but it does so slowly, and in terrifying long shot, a decision that has the deeply disturbing effect of allowing us to imagine the long--term consequences of this tragedy at the same moment we're watching it.
TOP TREBLE Belgium -3 AH Germany -2, Norway -1 (11-4, McBookie) HOMES Sheff U, Luton, Bromley Forest Green, Tranmere Perm any 4 and all 5 (Five 29-1, William Hill) BOTH TO SCORE Luton v York Dover v Wrexham St Mirren v Dunfermline (4-1, 888sport) 1ST SCORER De Bruyne is 9-2 at bet365 for Belgium LONG SHOTS AWAYS Colchester, Peterboro Orient, Dunfermline Perm any 3 and all 4 (Four 39-1, bet365) DRAWS Bury v Wigan Fleetwood v Coventry Walsall v Burton Cambridge v Pompey Perm any 3 and all 4 (Four 149-1, bet365) BONKERS BET Gibraltar 0, Scotland 5 (7-1, William Hill)
After long shot Closing Argument and Afleet Alex took second and third, Santa Anita Derby graduates Don't Get Mad, Buzzards Bay and Wilko took fourth, fifth and sixth.
TOP TREBLE Man City -1, Hearts Sevilla v Barca btts (3-1, Coral) HOMES Derby, Wycombe Hearts, Raith, E Fife Perm any 4 and all 5 (Five 21-1, William Hill) SCOTS BOTH TO SCORE Aberdeen v St J'stone Ross County v ICT St Mirren v Alloa (11-2, McBookie) ENG BOTH TO SCORE Norwich v Leicester Bristol City v MK Dons Colchester v Bury (4-1, 10Bet) LONG SHOTS AWAYS West Ham, Stoke Luton, Dundee Utd Perm any 3 and all 4 (Four 51-1, bet365) DRAWS B'mouth v Watford Reading v Middlesbro Norwich v Leicester Colchester v Bury Perm any 3 and all 4 (Four 153-1, McBookie) BONKERS BET Man City 3, Newcastle 0 (8-1, McBookie) SUPERSINGLE WEST HAM have caught my attention all week and I can't refuse them at 7-5 at Sunderland to keep up their 100 per cent away record.
It's another busy weekend and here are my selections - the long shots should be done for low stakes.
How many times did we have shots that were long shots that we didn't hit the rim on?
TOP TREBLE Rangers -1, R Madrid -2 Leicester not to lose (11-4, Coral) HOMES Bury, Shrewbury Plymouth, Ross Co Morecambe Perm any 4 and all 5 (Four 53-1, McBookie) SCOTS BOTH TO SCORE Airdrie v Ayr Cowdenbeath v Forfar Berwick v Annan (11-4, bet365) ENG BOTH TO SCORE Colchester v Gillingham Peterboro v Walsall Wimbledon v Notts Co (41-10, McBookie) 1ST SCORER Chris Martin is 11-2 for Derby on Monday LONG SHOTS AWAYS Leicester, Cardiff Falkirk, Hibs Perm any 3 and all 4 (Four 19-1, William Hill) DRAWS Aston Villa v WBA Hull v QPR Peterboro v Walsall Dundee Utd v ICT Perm any 3 and all 4 (Four 136-1, McBookie) BONKERS BET Alloa 0, Hibs 3 (11-1, Paddy Power)
Long shots Hendrix, Diamond Fury and With Distinction complete the lineup.
Here are my top tips and remember to play the long shots for low stakes.