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Long shot

DEFINITION

Improbable. Major challenge with minimal chance of success. (Compare to Snowflake’s chance in hell. No chance, On a wing and a prayer, In vain or Dead on arrival.)

  “I want a chemical company job, but I think it’s a long shot because I do not have any experience.”

 

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