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She was initially described in the local media as a long shot and was widely written off.How Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, promoter of QAnon’s baseless theories, rose with support from key Republicans|Michael Kranish, Reis Thebault, Stephanie McCrummen|January 30, 2021|Washington Post
This is called ballooning and it’s bad for hitting long shots.Nerf’s newest blaster shoots spinning balls for dramatic curves|Stan Horaczek|January 27, 2021|Popular-Science
As the graph above shows, areas of LA county with the highest poverty rates also have the highest mortality rates—and by a long shot.5 graphs that show how bad COVID-19 is in LA County|Sara Chodosh|January 26, 2021|Popular-Science
On the world’s betting sites, that outcome was a long shot offering two-to-one odds a big payout as recently as two days after Christmas.Betting odds heavily favored Georgia’s GOP candidates, then suddenly collapsed. What went wrong?|Shawn Tully|January 7, 2021|Fortune
In five of the past six seasons, Westbrook scored on less than 30 percent of his long shots.Wall-Westbrook trade is a big deal, but did the Wizards get a good deal?|Fred Bowen|December 9, 2020|Washington Post
In other words, fluoride is a broad-spectrum, bipartisan, long-lasting magnet for dissent.
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.
And they might not have to wait that long to show their political heft.
It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux