Synonyms of shot in English:

shot1

noun

Phrases

a shot in the arm

informal the improvements will provide a shot in the arm for thousands of small businesses
[Antonyms] blow
boostfillippick-me-uptonicstimulusspurpushimpetusencouragement

a shot in the dark

Cunliffe admitted that his figure was little more than a shot in the dark guessrandom guesswild guesssurmisesuppositionconjecturespeculationtheorizing

like a shot

informal he would take the job like a shot without hesitationunhesitatinglyvery willinglyeagerlyenthusiasticallygladlyimmediatelyat onceright awayright nowquicklystraight awayinstantlyinstantaneouslydirectlyforthwithpromptlywithout delay informalin/like a flashbefore one can say Jack Robinsonbefore one can say knife

not by a long shot

he is not yet out of the woods, not by a long shot by no meansby no manner of meansnot at allin no waynot in the leastnot in the slightestnot the least bitcertainly notabsolutely notdefinitely noton no accountunder no circumstancesBritishnot by a long chalk informalno way

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

Synonyms of shot in English:

shot2

adjective

Phrases

get shot of

British informal
the group also got shot of its brewing interests dispose ofdo away withthrow awaythrow outtoss outclear outdiscardscrapremovedispense withlosedumpbinunloadjettisondismissexpelejectweed outroot out informalget rid ofchuck (away)ditchjunkget shut ofBritish informalsee the back ofNorth American informalshuck off

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