Idioms with SHOT

a long shot
something is unlikely to succeed, but is worth trying
It’s a long shot, but we still want to try it.

not by a long shot
not in any way; not at all
This is not over yet, not by a long shot.

a shot in the arm
something that makes a bad situation much better
A win would give a much-needed shot in the arm for the team.

a shot in the dark
a guess based on very little or no information
It was just a shot in the dark, but it was the right answer.

give something your best shot
to do something as well as you can
We don’t expect to win, but we are going to give it our best shot.