Origin of long shot
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Contemporary Examples of long shot
It does, and a little-known, long-shot Democrat is taking him to the wire.Red Sweep? Maybe, but One Tea Party Incumbent Is in Trouble
October 17, 2014
For now, neither Warren nor Clinton are campaigning with long-shot Democrats in the Hawkeye State.2016 Dark Horse Martin O'Malley Is Boosting Iowa Democrats (and Himself)
September 22, 2014
In 2012, Bentivolio filed as a long-shot primary candidate to take on idiosyncratic five-term incumbent Thaddeus McCotter.
McCotter, fresh off a long-shot presidential bid, was expected to cruise to victory.
Tim Murray lost his long-shot bid for Congress in Oklahoma without any public notice on Tuesday.Robot Congressman From Oklahoma?
June 28, 2014
Historical Examples of long shot
This may lead to a long-shot duel between the aggressor and the aggrieved.
Carroll wa'n't the only one that hadn't paid him, not by a long-shot.The Debtor
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman