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close shot

[klohs] /kloʊs/
noun, Movies, Television.
closeup (def 2). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It was a close shot, and the bear hez dropped in his tracks.

  • A close shot, such as would be necessary in the darkness of the cut.

    Tharon of Lost Valley Vingie E. Roe
  • Here they lie in wait for the birds in order to get a close shot at them.

    Reptiles and Birds Louis Figuier
  • I did this for two and one-half hours, and then got a close shot and killed the little beast.

  • Some Kafirs found a lion, and Selous getting a close shot from the back of his horse killed it with a bullet in the head.

  • Clever work, though, to have to pull the trigger at a given moment, and to make such a close shot.

    The Penalty

    Gouverneur Morris
  • Wan av us will loose off, an' a close shot ut will be, an' shame to the man that misses.

    Soldiers Three Rudyard Kipling
  • Leonard soon saw that he would be unable to get a close shot at the bear, so he resolved to fire down from where he was at random.

    The Poor Plutocrats Maurus Jkai
  • It was a close shot, however—too close to allow of rejoicing, so long as others of the like were to follow.

    The War Trail Mayne Reid
  • A close shot, which struck a slab of concrete, threw a fine cloud of dust into his eyes and blinded him for the moment.

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