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potshot

noun [C]     /ˈpɒt.ʃɒt/ US  /ˈpɑːt.ʃɑːt/
(UK also pot) a shot that is fired carelessly or with little preparation: He was taking potshots at neighbourhood cats.Guns a criticism: The recent criticism of his leadership has included potshots from several leading political journalists.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
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