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noun as in try, chance

noun as in discharge; ammunition

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Combine that with scarcity, and you get everyone scrambling to get a shot.

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They are also on the ice for the highest expected goals against per 60 minutes, meaning they allow a very high quality of shot.

Nate Schmidt and Tyler Myers allow the third-highest rate of shots against after adjusting for shot quality and Edmonton’s Darnell Nurse and Ethan Bear rank as the fifth-worst.

She was preparing to brave the weather—and drive for the first time since the start of the pandemic—because she was concerned that this would be her only chance to get a shot.

He noted that although just 24 health departments and 80 hospitals initially were authorized to administer shots, there now are 2,300 “points of access” to get vaccinated across the state.

The al Qaeda-linked gunmen shot back, but only managed to injure one officer before they were taken out.

The cartoonist, better known as Charb, was shot dead Wednesday.

The gunman hardly broke stride as he nonetheless shot Merabet in the head, killing him.

A policewoman was shot dead this morning while law enforcement searched for the Charlie Lebdo killers.

“I heard them say, ‘He was shot twice,’” the father, Joseph Dossi, remembers.

There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.

A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.

Dockier, a prominent leader of the Levelers, in the times of the English commonwealth, was shot by order of the government.

There was not a moment to lose, for one well-directed shot might exterminate half of us.

Then, having shot nothing that day, he turned towards the Pole with a feeling of disappointment.


On this page you'll find 153 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shot, such as: attempt, break, opportunity, time, conjecture, and effort.

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