Translation of "long shot" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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long shotnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈlɒŋ ˌʃɒt/ us /ˈlɑːŋ ˌʃɑːt/

something you try although it is unlikely to be successful

It's a long shot, but you could try phoning him at home. 尽管希望不大,你也可以试着给他家里打个电话。

(Translation of “long shot” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)