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Meaning of “a shot in the dark” in the English Dictionary

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a shot in the dark

informal an ​attempt to ​guess something when you have no ​information or ​knowledge about the ​subject and ​therefore cannot ​possiblyknow what the ​answer is
(Definition of a shot in the dark from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a shot in the dark”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无根据的瞎猜…
in Turkish tahmin, atma, rastgele tahmin/yorum…
in Russian предположение, высказанное наугад…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無根據的瞎猜…
in Polish strzał w ciemno…
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