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Definition of long shot:

(n) : something unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance; a master shot, the primary wide shot of a scene into which the closeups will be edited later
"we can try your plan, but it's a long shot and it probably won't work."
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Definition of long shot:

(n) : something unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance; a master shot, the primary wide shot of a scene into which the closeups will be edited later
"we can try your plan, but it's a long shot and it probably won't work."

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