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English definition of “a shot in the dark”

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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 possibly know what the answer is
Translations of “a shot in the dark”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無根據的瞎猜…
in Russian предположение, высказанное наугад…
in Turkish tahmin, atma, rastgele tahmin/yorum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无根据的瞎猜…
in Polish strzał w ciemno…
(Definition of a shot in the dark from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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