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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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Rogen really knows how to play the insecure oaf, and even though we've seen him do it several times now, it's as charming as ever in Long Shot, especially when pitted against Theron's regal presence.
But word-of-mouth could also help propel Long Shot to profits ultimately.
She said: "When we first started investigating this compound it was frankly a bit of a long shot and there was much scepticism from the scientific community.
Tavernaro now serves as the President of Long Shot Productions, Ltd., along with his other ventures.
Guessan again troubled Scuffet with a long shot off the crossbar before the hour as the Ivory Coast looked for a way back into the game, but by now Italy were content with their narrow lead and were only focused on containing the Ivorian's, with occasional counters.
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It is a long shot and Given, 34, whose chances of a domestic switch have been reduced, was ideally looking for a full-time transfer.
RICHARD HANNON junior believes the prospect of Canford Cliffs running at the Breeders' Cup is a "long shot".
<![CDATA[ The international al-Qaeda terrorist organization's desire to attack the US seems dormant but is not dead by a long shot, says a former CIA agent.
WIGAN ...................................0 EVERTON .............................1 DAVID Moyes believes it is still "a long shot" that Everton will qualify for Europe this season.
Again, even though it was another long shot, the horse the priest had blessed won the race.
Bill gave me some loading information using Long Shot powder from Hodgdon's.