like a shot Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “like a shot” in the English Dictionary

"like a shot" in British English

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like a shot

informal When someone does something like a shot, they do it ​extremelyquickly and ​enthusiastically: The ​moment I ​let go of the ​dog, she's off like a shot.
(Definition of like a shot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “like a shot”
in Chinese (Simplified) 立刻,毫不迟疑地…
in Turkish hemen, derhal, hiç vakit kaybetmeden…
in Russian не раздумывая, пулей…
in Chinese (Traditional) 立刻,毫不遲疑地…
in Polish piorunem…
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