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  • as inendeavor
  • as inengage

synonyms for have a shot at

  • aspire
  • bid for
  • strive
  • take pains
  • undertake
  • address
  • aim
  • apply
  • assay
  • buck
  • determine
  • dig
  • essay
  • grind
  • hassle
  • hump
  • hustle
  • intend
  • labor
  • offer
  • plug
  • purpose
  • push
  • risk
  • scratch
  • seek
  • strain
  • struggle
  • sweat
  • try
  • venture
  • do one's best
  • drive at
  • go for
  • go for broke
  • hammer away
  • have a crack
  • have a swing at
  • make a run at
  • make an effort
  • peg away
  • pour it on
  • take on
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antonyms for have a shot at

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  • forget
  • conceal
  • hide
  • idle
  • ignore
  • laze
  • neglect
  • overlook
  • pass
  • rest
  • withhold
  • procrastinate
  • put off
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How to use have a shot at in a sentence

There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Dockier, a prominent leader of the Levelers, in the times of the English commonwealth, was shot by order of the government.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
There was not a moment to lose, for one well-directed shot might exterminate half of us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Then, having shot nothing that day, he turned towards the Pole with a feeling of disappointment.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
No one was hurt, although the shot was evidently intended for my party.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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